HSBC & MIA push MSE Index into the green

MSE Daily Trading Report, 03 May, 2021


MSE Equity Total Return Index8,315.662 points0.15%
MSE Malta Government Stocks Total Return Index1,124.133 points-0.07%
MSE Corporate Bonds Total Return Index1,118.562 points-0.04%


  • The best performers were Loqus Holdings plc (+48.1%), HSBC Bank Malta plc (+4.4%) and Tigne’ Mall plc (+1.4%).
  • The worst performers were MIDI plc (-4.8%), Bank of Valletta plc (-1.1%) and Harvest Technology plc (-0.7%).
  • Bank of Valletta plc was the most liquid as it generated a total turnover of €22,382. A total of 10 deals involving 24,758 shares were executed.


  • International Hotel Investments plc approved the financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2020.
    • Total revenue declined by €176.4 million to €91.9 million.
    • A loss before tax of €90.3 million was recorded versus a profit of €13.9 million recorded in the previous year.
    • No dividends were declared for the financial year ended December 31, 2020.
    • Click here to download announcement.
  • Medserv plc announced approved the audited consolidated financial statements for the financial year ended December 31, 2020.
    • The total revenue generated for the year amounted to €32,411,788 (2019: €68,729,751) as against a forecast of €27,055,000.
    • Adjusted Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounted to €5,565,272 (2019: €12,718,683) as against a forecast of €5,480,000.
    • The Board resolved that these audited consolidated financial statements be submitted for the approval of the shareholders at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM).
    • Subject to regulatory approval of the shareholder circular relating to the share for share exchange transaction with Regis Holdings Limited, the AGM is scheduled for June 11, 2021.
    • 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
5.75% Central Business Centres plc Unsecured € 2021 S1T1101.0000.49
3.65% GAP Group plc Secured € 2022102.0000.00
6% International Hotel Investments plc € 2024102.1000.00
4.25% Corinthia Finance plc Unsecured € 2026101.5100.01
5% Dizz Finance plc Unsecured € 202698.700-1.30
4.8% Mediterranean Maritime Hub Finance plc Unsecured € 2026101.0000.00
4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026101.490-0.01
3.75% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2027100.230-1.74
4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027102.3900.09
4% Eden Finance plc Unsecured € 2027104.5000.00
3.75% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2027103.000-0.48
4% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2027102.510-0.96
3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028100.0001.01
4.15% Phoenicia Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2023-2028100.0000.00


The Government Stocks traded today were:

 Closing Price% Change
5% MGS 2021(I)101.430-0.01
5.5% MGS 2023 (I)112.750-0.02
4.5% MGS 2028 (II)133.2500.00
2.3% MGS 2029 (II)125.0000.00
4.65% MGS 2032 (I)143.970-0.01
4.1% MGS 2034 (I)141.900-0.04
3% MGS 2040 (I)132.490-1.13


The Prospects MTF bonds traded today were:

 Closing Price% Change
5% JD Capital plc Unsecured € Bonds 2028100.000-1.28
4.75% Gillieru Investments plc Secured Bonds 2028100.5000.50


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