MSE Index offsets previous loss

MSE Daily Trading Report, 25 March, 2021


MSE Equity Total Return Index7,802.121 points0.59%
MSE Malta Government Stocks Total Return Index1,124.995 points-0.08%
MSE Corporate Bonds Total Return Index1,097.951 points0.23%


  • The best performers were Mapfre Middlesea plc (+11.2%) and Simonds Farsons Cisk plc (+1.9%).
  • The worst performers were BMIT Technologies plc (-1.9%) and RS2 Software plc (-0.6%).
  • HSBC Bank Malta plc was the most liquid as it generated a total turnover of €31,238. Four deals involving 39,047 shares were executed.


  • Bank of Valletta plc announced that it has approved a €20 million capital injection in favour of its associate company MAPFRE MSV Life plc (MMSV) to acquire shares in MMSV, as part of the recapitalization exercise of the latter company.
    • The Bank is supportive of its associate company which has been profitable over the years and does not wish to dilute its shareholding and influence in MMSV. Shareholding in MMSV is held jointly between BOV (50%) and MAPFRE Middlesea p.l.c. (50%). MMSV’s other shareholder, Mapfre Middlesea plc, will be making a similar €20 million capital injection into MMSV.
    • Click here to download announcement.
  • Mapfre Middlesea plc approved the audited financial statements for the financial year ended December 31, 2020. These shall be submitted for approval of the shareholders at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting scheduled for April 30, 2021.
    •  The company registered a turnover of €75.12 million in gross premium written, a 1% increase when compared to the previous financial year.
    • A profit before tax of €6.39 million was registered in 2020, compared to a profit of €23.82 million in 2019.
    • The board recommends for the approval of the AGM, the payment of a final net dividend of €3.2 million, equivalent to a gross dividend of €0.052434 per share. The final dividend, if approved at the AGM, will be paid on May 25, 2021, to all shareholders listed in the register as at closed of business May 12, 2021.
    • Click here to download announcement.
  • MIDI plc announced that the board is scheduled to meet on April 23, 2021.
    • The audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2020, will be considered and approved.
    • The board shall also consider the declaration of dividend, if any, to be recommended to the Annual General Meeting of shareholders.
    • Click here to download announcement.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol CodeVolume TradedValue TradedTradesClosing Price% Change

The Corporate bonds traded today were:

Closing Price% Change
5.8% International Hotel Investments plc 202199.9901.00
5.8% International Hotel Investments plc 2023101.0000.00
4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024101.0000.00
5.1% 1923 Investments plc Unsecured € 2024101.5001.50
4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025100.1100.00
3.7% GAP Group plc Secured € 2023-2025 Series 1102.8000.01
4% MIDI plc Secured € 2026104.0002.96
4% Shoreline Mall plc Secured € 2026101.0003.05
3.25% AX Group plc Unsec Bds 2026 Series I102.0000.00
4% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2027100.570-1.88
3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 202898.0000.51
4% SP Finance plc Secured EUR Bonds 2029104.0004.00
3.75% AX Group plc Unsec Bds 2029 Series II103.0001.83
4% Cablenet Communication Systems plc Unsecured € 2030103.0000.00
4.25% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2031104.0002.46
4.5% Shoreline Mall plc Secured € 2032100.000-0.50


The Government Stocks traded today were:

Closing Price% Change
5% MGS 2021(I)102.000-0.04
4.5% MGS 2028 (II)133.5000.00
2.3% MGS 2029 (II)119.500-0.42
5.1% MGS 2029 (I)141.9200.64
5.25% MGS 2030 (I)145.7500.00
5.2% MGS 2031 (I)149.460-0.82
4.1% MGS 2034 (I)144.2600.18
3% MGS 2040 (I)135.380-0.09


The Prospects MTF bonds traded today were:

No trades recorded.


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