MSE Index recovers

MSE Daily Trading Report, 9 May, 2019

The MSE Equities Total Return Index gainedground as it closed 0.226% higher at 9,630.769 points. Total active equities amounted to 11, of which five registered gains while another one closed in the red. A total turnover of €218,118was generated across 40 transactions.

In the banking sector, Bank of Valletta plc was the only equity which ended the session in negative territory as it lost a further 0.38% to €1.315. Ten transactions involving 32,054 shares were executed, generating a total turnover of €42,509.

Both HSBC Bank Malta plc and FIMBank plc were active but closed unchanged at €1.72 and $0.65 respectively.

The property sector had a positive session as all active equities headed north. The best performer was Trident Estates plc, with a 4.26% increase to €1.47. Such a positive performance resulted from 27,200 shares spread across six transactions. A total turnover of €39,984 was generated.

Similarly, Malta Properties Company plc went up to €0.61 by 0.83% as 30,780 shares changed hands across five transactions. Total turnover amounted to €18,775.80.

A single transaction of 3,586 shares pushed the price of International Hotel Investments plc to €0.77, translating to a 1.32% gain.

MaltaPost plc closed the session at €1.32, tranlsating into a rise of 3.13%. Total turnover stood at €26,755.08 as three transactions involving 20,269 shares were executed.

RS2 Software plc shares managed to recoup yesterday’s loss  as it closed 1.27% higher at €1.60, with a total turnover of €8,000. This was the outcome of two transactions of 5,000 shares. 

Elsewhere, Malta International Airport plc, Tigne Mall plc and BMIT Technologies plc were all active but closed unchanged at €7.00, €0.925 and €0.54 respectively.

In the corporate debt market, out of 12 active issues, three headed north while another two closed in the opposite direction. The 3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S1 T1 registered the highest gain of 0.6% as it closed at €101.

In the sovereign debt market, ten issues were active, of which seven advanced while another two declined. Heading the list of gainers with a 0.77% price increase, was the 2.4% MGS 2041 (I) ending the session at €112.36.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

32,054

42,508.94

10

1.315

-0.38%

HSB

2,926

5,032.72

3

1.720

0.00%

IHI

3,586

2,761.22

1

0.770

1.32%

FIM

15,000

8,703.80

1

0.650

0.00%

MIA

9,096

63,672.00

7

7.000

0.00%

MTP

20,269

26,755.08

3

1.320

3.13%

RS2

5,000

8,000.00

2

1.600

1.27%

TML

1,000

925.00

1

0.925

0.00%

MPC

30,780

18,775.80

5

0.610

0.83%

TRI

27,200

39,984.00

6

1.470

4.26%

BMIT

1,850

999.00

1

0.540

0.00%



The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

5% GlobalCapital plc Unsecured € 2021

98.750

0.00%

4.9% Gasan Finance Company plc € 2019-2021

104.500

0.00%

5.8% International Hotel Investments plc 2021

106.500

-1.39%

3.65% GAP Group plc Secured € 2022

101.880

-0.02%

6% AX Investments Plc € 2024

118.500

0.00%

4.5% Medserv plc Unsecured € 2026

100.000

0.00%

4.8% Mediterranean Maritime Hub Finance plc Unsecured € 2026

102.000

0.00%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026

103.000

0.00%

3.75% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2027

104.010

0.01%

3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028

103.000

0.00%

4% SP Finance plc Secured EUR Bonds 2029

101.500

0.50%

3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S1 T1

101.000

0.60%



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

5.1% MGS 2022(I)

116.730

-0.02%

5.5% MGS 2023 (I)

122.570

-0.11%

4.5% MGS 2028 (II)

133.800

0.60%

2.3% MGS 2029 (II)

112.840

0.30%

5.1% MGS 2029 (I)

140.510

0.07%

5.25% MGS 2030 (I)

144.060

0.13%

2.5% MGS 2036 (I)

114.540

0.10%

2.1% MGS 2039 (I)

108.500

0.00%

3% MGS 2040 (I)

122.900

0.21%

2.4% MGS 2041 (I)

112.360

0.77%



This article, which was compiled by Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Limited, does not intend to give investment advice and the contents therein should not be construed as such. Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Limited is licensed to conduct investment services by the MFSA and is a Member Firm of the Malta Stock Exchange. The directors or related parties, including the company, and their clients are likely to have an interest in securities mentioned in this article. For further information contact Jesmond Mizzi Financial Advisors Limited at 67, Level 3, South Street, Valletta, or on Tel: 21224410, or email [email protected]

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