MSE Index flat as Lombard and BOV shares move in opposite direction

MSE Daily Trading Report, October 9, 2017


The MSE Equity Total Return Index closed marginally in negative territory as it ended the session at 8,981.987 points. A total of 28 deals generated a turnover of €788,358.

The most notable price change was registered by Lombard Bank Malta plc as it reversed nearly all of last Friday’s gains. A single deal involving of 752 shares dragged the price down by 3.51% to settle at €2.20.

Also in the banking sector, Bank of Valletta plc continued its trend of high liquidity as 139,993 shares were traded over 13 deals. These deals caused the equity to return to positive territory as its share price appreciated by 0.01% to close at €2.109. HSBC Bank Malta plc was traded once during the session but this had no effect on its price.

Elsewhere, Malta International Airport plc was the most traded equity in terms of value during the session as €472,054 worth of shares was exchanged over 8 deals. As a result of these deals a minimal 0.02% was shaved off the company’s share price.

The best performance was registered by International Hotel Investments plc as it advanced by 0.67% to reach €0.604. A combined 1,000 shares were exchanged over just two deals.

A single transaction involving 5,210 Santumas Shareholdings plc shares notched the price down by 0.64% to close at €2.176.

Simonds Farsons Cisk plc and MIDI plc were also active during the session but both traded flat.

With regards to corporate debt, 18 securities were active over 36 deals, out of which six gained and three headed south. The 3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured € 2026 headed the list of gainers by registering a 1.49% increase. On the other side of the coin the 4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025 declined by 1.91%.

Sovereign debt enjoyed a bout of buying pressure during a session in which turnover reached €1,881,877 over 91 deals. Out of the 16 government stocks which were active, 14 closed higher, while only 2 edged lower. The best performer was the 2.4% MGS 2041 which registered an increase of 0.97% to close at €104.50.


The Equities traded today were:-

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

61,242

128,765.47

14

2.107

0.33%

HSB

4,606

8,791.40

3

1.900

0.00%

LOM

1,000

2,240.00

2

2.280

3.64%

SFC

600

5,682.66

2

9.470

0.00%

GO

5,800

20,439.50

4

3.515

0.11%

MIA

12,491

57,506.44

11

4.550

-1.09%

MTP

2,674

5,091.30

1

1.904

-2.36%

RS2

9,146

15,548.20

2

1.700

-2.02%



The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

3.5% Simonds Farsons Cisk plc Unsecured € 2027

103.200

0.10%

4.8% Bank of Valletta plc Notes 2018

100.510

0.00%

5.5% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Unsecured € 2020

103.710

0.00%

6% Medserv plc Sec. & Grntd €  Notes 2020-2023 S1 T1

106.250

-0.01%

4.25% GAP Group plc Secured € 2023

102.500

0.49%

4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

99.500

-0.23%

6% Island Hotels Group Holdings plc € 2024

106.500

-0.61%

5.3% Mariner Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

106.650

0.14%

5% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2024

107.250

0.23%

4.25% Corinthia Finance plc Unsecured € 2026

102.000

0.94%

3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured € 2026

100.500

-1.47%

4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

103.000

0.00%

4% Eden Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

103.250

0.00%

4.5% Grand Harbour Marina plc Unsecured € 2027

104.000

0.00%

3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S1 T1

99.000

0.10%



The Government Stocks traded today were:-

 

Closing Price

% Change

7.8% MGS 2018

106.040

-0.38%

4.6% MGS 2020 (II)

111.750

-0.11%

5.2% MGS 2020 (I)

113.900

-0.09%

5% MGS 2021(I)

118.770

-0.13%

4.5% MGS 2028 (II)

131.070

-0.25%

2.3% MGS 2029 (II)

108.400

-0.03%

5.1% MGS 2029 (I)

138.770

-0.09%

5.25% MGS 2030 (I)

142.150

0.32%

4.45% MGS 2032 (II)

134.620

0.14%

2.5% MGS 2036 (I)

106.130

-0.16%

3% MGS 2040 (I)

114.590

-0.36%

2.4% MGS 2041 (I)

103.500

0.32%



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