MSE Index recovers previous losses

MSE Daily Trading Report, 11 April, 2019

The MSE Total Return Indexbounced back from yesterday’s loss with a 0.461% increase in value, to close at 9,375.396 points. In the equities market eight equities were active, half of which headed north while the re4st closed unchanged. A turnover of €381,695 was generated across 24 transactions.

The banking industry registered a positive session as the two largest equities both posted gains. Bank of Valletta plc was up 0.75% to a price of €1.35. A total of eight trades were registered as 22,563 shares changed hands.

Its peer, HSBC Bank Malta plc followed suit with a modest 0.61% increase in price to €1.66. The equity traded just once on slim volume.

Similarly, a single transaction of 1,299 Trident Estates plc shares pushed the price upwards by 0.75% to €1.34.

The top performer of the session was International Hotel Investments plc which closed 2.82% higher at €0.73. A couple of deals of a combined 4,520 shares were executed.

The most liquid equity was GO plc as €248,082 worth of shares traded over seven deals. However, no change was recorded to the closing price of €4.84.

Elsewhere, Malta International Airport plc, Simonds Farsons Cisk plc, and PG plc all closed unchanged at €6.65, €8.75 and €1.45 respectively.

In thecorporate debt market, a total of 16issues were active, of which tenregistered gains while another two closed in the red. The 4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027was the best performer with a 4.22% price hike to €104.49.

In the sovereign debt market, a total of nine issues were active, of which seven increased while only one declined. The 4.45% MGS 2032 (II)registered the highest gain of 0.35%, to reach €138.64.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

22,563

30,190.30

8

1.350

0.75%

HSB

57

94.62

1

1.660

0.61%

SFC

538

4,707.50

1

8.750

0.00%

GO

51,300

248,082.00

7

4.840

0.00%

IHI

4,520

3,299.60

2

0.730

2.82%

MIA

12,150

80,820.00

3

6.650

0.00%

PG

8,800

12,760.00

1

1.450

0.00%

TRI

1,299

1,740.66

1

1.340

0.75%



The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

4.8% Bank of Valletta Plc Sub € 2020

103.020

0.02%

5.75% Central Business Centres plc Unsecured € 2021 S1T1

106.000

0.95%

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

104.500

0.00%

4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

103.000

0.88%

6% International Hotel Investments plc € 2024

105.200

0.00%

5.1% 6PM Holdings plc Unsecured € 2025

102.500

0.49%

3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured € 2026

103.000

0.01%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026 FI

102.500

1.49%

3.75% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2027

101.500

-0.97%

4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

104.490

4.22%

3.75% Bortex Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

103.000

0.49%

3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028

102.500

0.00%

4.15% Phoenicia Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2023-2028

104.300

-0.19%

4.5% Endo Finance plc € Unsecured Bonds 2029

101.000

0.00%

3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S2 T1

100.500

0.50%

4.25% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2031

102.900

0.39%



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

3.3% MGS 2024 (I)

116.900

0.00%

2.3% MGS 2029 (II)

112.410

0.10%

5.1% MGS 2029 (I)

140.170

0.12%

5.2% MGS 2031 (I)

145.980

0.03%

4.65% MGS 2032 (I)

141.150

0.19%

4.45% MGS 2032 (II)

138.640

0.35%

2.1% MGS 2039 (I)

106.950

0.23%

3% MGS 2040 (I)

122.490

0.31%

2.4% MGS 2041 (I)

111.650

-0.31%



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