MSE Index ends the week on a high

MSE Daily Trading Report, April 13, 2018

The MSE Equity Total Return Index closed once again in positive territory as a gain of 0.265% was registered. The index at the end of the ession read 8,580.659 points. A total of eight equties were active of which three gained ground while two headed south. A total turnover of €235,137was generated over28 trades.

The banking industrywas the principal catalyst forthis performance. HSBC Bank Malta plc shares gained 0.59% to close at €1.71, as five trades of 9,205 shares were executed;while Bank of Valletta plc topped the list of gainers, as its share price appreciated by 1.14%, to close at €1.77. The equity traded on 10 occasions for a total turnover of €153,868.

Contrarily, a single deal worth a mere €63, caused Medserv plc to slip by 2.63% and close at €1.11.

Simonds Farsons Cisk plcwas the other equity to close in the red, as it drifted 0.72% lower - over four trades worth a total of €14,200. The price per share at the end of the session read €6.85.

Property company, Malita Investments plc, was the second most liquid equity, as three trades saw a total of 50,550 shares being exchanged. This resulted in a price increase of 0.60%, to close at €0.84.

MaltaPost plc, Malta Properties Company plc and Malta International Airport plc were active but closed unchanged at €1.85, €0.458 and €4.88,respectively.

In the corporate debt market, out of 13 active issues, five headed north while three declined. The 4% International Hotel Investments plc € 2026 bond issues ended at opposite ends of the spectrum. The unsecured issue gained 0.97%, to close at €104, while the secured issue fell by 0.91%, to settle at €103.05– witnessed on slim volume.

In the soverign debt market, performance was negative once again, as all 10 active issues lost ground. The worst performer was the 3% MGS 2040 (I) as it lost 0.35% in value, to close at €116.83.


Equity Trades

 

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

87,259

153,868.08

10

1.770

1.14%

HSB

9,205

15,781.75

5

1.710

0.59%

SFC

2,073

14,200.05

4

6.850

-0.72%

MIA

744

3,630.72

1

4.880

0.00%

MDS

57

63.27

1

1.110

-2.63%

MTP

754

1,377.85

3

1.850

0.00%

MLT

50,550

42,432.00

3

0.840

0.60%

MPC

8,260

3,783.08

1

0.458

0.00%



Corporate Bond Trades

 

 

Closing Price

% Change

5.35% Bank of Valletta plc Sub € 2019

101.800

0.05%

5% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Unsecured € 2022

104.000

0.00%

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

106.010

0.01%

5.1% 1923 Investments plc Unsecured € 2024

105.000

-0.47%

5.75% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2025

109.000

0.18%

4% MIDI plc Secured € 2026

104.000

-0.57%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Secured € 2026

103.050

-0.91%

3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured € 2026

103.200

0.10%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026

104.000

0.97%

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

103.100

0.00%

4% Stivala Group Finance plc Secured € 2027

104.000

0.00%

3.75% Virtu Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

103.000

0.00%

3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S1 T1

101.500

0.00%



Government Stock Trades

 

 

Closing Price

% Change

7.8% MGS 2018

101.930

-0.18%

6.6% MGS 2019

108.970

-0.11%

3% MGS 2019 (III)

104.200

-0.20%

5% MGS 2021(I)

116.030

-0.02%

4.3% MGS 2022 (II)

116.850

-0.05%

4.5% MGS 2028 (II)

131.710

-0.07%

2.3% MGS 2029 (II)

109.120

-0.13%

5.25% MGS 2030 (I)

141.970

-0.08%

4.3% MGS 2033 (I)

132.020

-0.14%

3% MGS 2040 (I)

116.830

-0.35%



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