Positive sentiment dominates the equity and debt markets

MSE Daily Trading Report, December 6, 2017

The MSE Equity Total Return Index registered a positive performance as it gained 0.459% to end the session at 8,505.664. In the Equities market, trading volumes were unimpressive as a turnover of just €155,391 was generated over 28 deals. Nevertheless, ten equities were active out of which four traded higher and two drifted lower.

RS2 Software plc registered the largest price change as it erased all of the gains posted earlier this week. The equity was down by 2.47% to settle at €1.501, as a result of five deals worth a combined €25,426.

In the banking industry, Bank of Valletta plc recovered from yesterday’s losses as it posted gains of 1.72% to reach the price of €1.77. The equity generated a turnover of €29,328 over five deals, which is a very low figure when compared to other sessions. HSBC Bank Malta plc followed suit thanks to four deals involving 5,435 shares. The equity experienced an upward movement of 0.56%, closing at €1.80. In the same sector, FIMBank plc traded flat despite a single trade of 35,000 shares.

A single deal involving 35,000 shares of Tigne Mall plc notched the share price down by 0.52%, to finish trading at €0.965.

Mapfre Middlesea plc also traded on slim volume as a sole transaction worth €1,980 pushed the price up by 1.07% to close at €1.80.

Two trades of just 100 Simonds Farsons Cisk plc sharescaused the equity to climb by 2.86%, closing at €9.00.

Malta International Airport plc,Medserv plc and PG plc closed unchanged despite trading on slim volumes.

Yields in the sovereign debt market shifted lower, as out of 17 issues which traded today, 15 closed higher and only two edged lower. The4.65% MGS 2032 headed the list of gainers as it pushed forward by 1.06%. On the other hand, the7.8% MGS 2018 logged the worst performance as it lost 0.2%.

 

The corporate debt market also registered a strong performance as out of the 15 issues which were active, six increased in value, while three registered minimal losses of just 0.01%. The largest advancement was recorded by the 5.75% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2025 as it appreciated by 2%.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

16,689

29,328.25

5

1.770

1.72%

HSB

5,435

9,752.10

4

1.800

0.56%

MMS

1,100

1,980.00

1

1.800

1.07%

SFC

100

900.00

2

9.000

2.86%

FIM

35,000

18,169.16

1

0.615

0.00%

MIA

6,400

29,874.00

2

4.660

0.00%

MDS

2,740

3,068.80

2

1.120

0.00%

RS2

16,824

25,426.29

5

1.501

-2.47%

TML

35,000

33,775.00

1

0.965

-0.52%

PG

2,150

3,117.50

5

1.450

0.00%



The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

4.8% Bank of Valletta plc Notes 2018

101.600

1.54%

4.25% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2019 Series 2 Tranche 1

103.750

1.72%

5.35% Bank of Valletta plc Sub € 2019

101.740

-0.01%

5% GlobalCapital plc Unsecured € 2021

99.000

-0.01%

4.9% Gasan Finance Company plc € 2019-2021

102.520

0.01%

6% Pendergardens Developments plc Secured € 2022 Series II

106.100

0.00%

5.3% Mariner Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

106.500

0.00%

5.1% PTL Holdings plc Unsecured € 2024

103.000

0.01%

5.75% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2025

107.200

2.00%

4.5% Izola Bank plc € Unsecured 2025

105.750

0.00%

5.25% Central Business Centres plc Unsecured € 2025 S2T1

104.550

0.00%

3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured € 2026

103.250

0.73%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026

102.200

0.00%

4.4% Central Business Centres plc Unsecured € 2027 S1/17 T1

102.470

-0.01%

3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S1 T1

100.000

0.00%



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

7.8% MGS 2018

104.750

-0.20%

4.6% MGS 2020 (II)

111.160

0.07%

5.2% MGS 2020 (I)

113.200

-0.02%

5% MGS 2021(I)

118.430

0.03%

4.3% MGS 2022 (II)

119.000

0.06%

5.5% MGS 2023 (I)

129.290

0.33%

4.8% MGS 2028 (I)

136.210

0.25%

2.3% MGS 2029 (II)

110.450

0.05%

5.2% MGS 2031 (I)

145.250

0.40%

4.65% MGS 2032 (I)

139.520

1.06%

4.45% MGS 2032 (II)

136.480

0.65%

4.3% MGS 2033 (I)

135.990

0.79%

4.1% MGS 2034 (I)

133.860

0.06%

2.5% MGS 2036 (I)

110.440

0.40%

2.1% MGS 2039 (I)

102.600

0.26%

3% MGS 2040 (I)

118.650

0.64%

2.4% MGS 2041 (I)

107.000

0.47%



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