MSE Index partially surrenders previous gains

MSE Daily Trading Report, September 10, 2018

The MSE Total Return Index kicked off the week with a negative performance of -0.189%, closing at 8,637.364 points. A total of nine issues were active during the session of which five lost ground, and two increased in value. A total of 35 transactions generated a total turnover of €370,051.

In the banking sector, Bank of Valletta plc closed in positive territory, as the price of the equity was up by 0.33%, to close at €1.50. A total of 13 trades worth a total €207,250 were recorded.

On the other hand, a couple of trades of 4,378 shares dragged the price of  HSBC Bank Malta plc 0.56% lower to €1.77.

RS2 Software plc lost 1.67% in value, to close the session at €1.18. A total turnover of €4,789 was generated over three transactions.

Trident Estates plc shares climbed 1.5%, to close the session at €1.35. A total of 5,000 shares exchanged hands across a couple of deals.

In the same sector, Malta Properties Company plc moved in the opposite direction by 1.96%, settling at €0.50 as a result of one deal of 3,700 shares.

A single transaction of 4,700 Loqus Holdings plc shaved 2.31% off the share price to close at €0.085.

Similarly, a sole deal of 3,000 shares dragged the share price of PG plc down by 2.17% to €1.35.

Elsewhere, GO plc and Malta International Airport plc bothclosed unchanged at €3.44 and €5.80 respectively.

Sovereign bondsregistered mixed performances, as six out of a total of 12 active issues closed lower while five appreciated. The 2.1% MGS 2039 (I)registered the weakest performance of the session - closing 0.51% lower, at €100.48. At the other end of the spectrum, the 2.4% MGS 2041 (I) gained 0.28% to reach  €104.79.

In the corporate debt market, activity was spread across nine issues, as gainers amounted to three and fallers tallied to two issues. A single trade in the 6% Medserv plc Sec. & Grntd €  Notes 2020-2023 S1 T1 pushed the price upwards by 2.69%, to close at €105. On the other hand, the 3.5% Simonds Farsons Cisk plc Unsecured € 2027 lost 0.1% in value to €104.75.

 


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

138,213

207,249.50

13

1.500

0.33%

HSB

4,378

7,691.06

2

1.770

-0.56%

GO

27,000

93,020.00

7

3.440

0.00%

MIA

7,630

44,254.00

5

5.800

0.00%

RS2

4,101

4,789.18

3

1.180

-1.67%

MPC

3,700

1,850.00

1

0.500

-1.96%

PG

3,000

4,050.00

1

1.350

-2.17%

TRI

5,000

6,750.00

2

1.350

1.50%

LQS

4,700

397.15

1

0.085

-2.31%



The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

3.5% Simonds Farsons Cisk plc Unsecured € 2027

104.750

-0.10%

5.35% Bank of Valletta plc Sub € 2019

101.510

0.01%

6% Pendergardens Developments plc Secured € 2022 Series II

110.000

0.00%

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

105.000

2.69%

4.25% GAP Group plc Secured € 2023

103.990

0.00%

6% AX Investments Plc € 2024

111.500

0.00%

4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

103.000

0.00%

5.1% 6PM Holdings plc Unsecured € 2025

101.000

0.50%

3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028

103.900

-0.09%



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

4.6% MGS 2020 (II)

107.540

-0.04%

5.2% MGS 2020 (I)

109.120

-0.03%

4.8% MGS 2028 (I)

130.680

0.06%

4.5% MGS 2028 (II)

128.140

0.11%

2.3% MGS 2029 (II)

107.090

0.08%

5.25% MGS 2030 (I)

138.510

-0.06%

5.2% MGS 2031 (I)

140.020

-0.06%

4.65% MGS 2032 (I)

134.510

-0.16%

4.45% MGS 2032 (II)

132.200

0.15%

2.5% MGS 2036 (I)

107.100

0.00%

2.1% MGS 2039 (I)

100.480

-0.51%

2.4% MGS 2041 (I)

104.790

0.28%



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