MSE Total Return Index back in the red

MSE Daily Trading Report, 15 May, 2019

The MSE EquityTotal Return Index registered a loss of 0.035% as it closed at 9,608.251 points. Nine equities were active in total, with a total turnover of €241,047, as two equities headed north while another two closed in the opposite direction.

In the banking sector, despite two equities being active, both Bank of Valletta plc and HSBC Bank Malta plc  closed unchanged at €1.34 and €1.72 respectively.

In the property sector, Trident Estates plc headed the list of gainers as it closed 2.04% higher at €1.50. A total turnover of €15,000 was generated with a single transaction of 10,000 shares.

On the other hand, Malita Investments plc lost 0.6% to €0.83 as four transactions involving 33,000 shares were executed. Total turnover amounted to €27,485.50.

Ending the session with a positive 1.27% changein price, International Hotel Investments plc closed at€0.80. A total of 50,000 shares were exchanged across seven transactions, a total turnover of €39,733 was generated.

Two transactions involving 28,811 RS2 Software plc shares draggedtheprice to €1.50 by 3.23%. Total turnover stood at €43,369.

Elsewhere, Plaza Centresplc,Malta International AirportplcandMaltaPostplc were all active but closed unchanged.

In thecorporate debt market, 23 issues were active, of which eight advanced while another five declined. The 4.25% GAP Group plc Secured € 203 registered the largest gain of 1.97% as it closed at €103.

In the sovereign debt market, out of 14 issues, 11 registered gains while the other three closed in the red. The best performer was the 3% MGS 2040 (I) as it closed 0.74% higher at €122.90.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

15,306

20,467.08

9

1.340

0.00%

HSB

6,592

11,338.24

3

1.720

0.00%

IHI

50,000

39,733.12

7

0.800

1.27%

PZC

8,900

8,811.00

2

0.990

0.00%

MIA

7,800

53,820.00

2

6.900

0.00%

MTP

15,969

21,023.91

6

1.320

0.00%

RS2

28,811

43,368.94

2

1.500

-3.23%

MLT

33,000

27,485.00

4

0.830

-0.60%

TRI

10,000

15,000.00

1

1.500

2.04%



The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

5.35% Bank of Valletta plc Sub € 2019

100.000

0.00%

4.8% Bank of Valletta Plc Sub € 2020

101.750

0.00%

3.65% GAP Group plc Secured € 2022

101.000

0.00%

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

100.000

-0.50%

4.25% GAP Group plc Secured € 2023

103.000

1.97%

5.8% International Hotel Investments plc 2023

108.000

0.00%

6% AX Investments Plc € 2024

118.000

0.72%

5.3% Mariner Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

111.000

0.00%

5.1% 1923 Investments plc Unsecured € 2024

102.000

-0.49%

5.75% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2025

106.300

0.19%

4.5% Medserv plc Unsecured € 2026

99.990

-0.01%

4.35% Hudson Malta plc Unsecured € 2026

104.000

0.00%

4.8% Mediterranean Maritime Hub Finance plc Unsecured € 2026

102.000

0.00%

3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured € 2026

105.000

0.96%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026

102.300

-0.68%

3.5% Simonds Farsons Cisk plc Unsecured € 2027

106.500

0.00%

3.75% Virtu Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

104.200

0.43%

3.75% Bortex Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

103.750

0.00%

3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028

103.000

0.15%

4.15% Phoenicia Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2023-2028

104.900

0.87%

4% SP Finance plc Secured EUR Bonds 2029

100.990

-0.01%

3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S1 T1

101.000

0.00%

4.25% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2031

104.230

0.41%



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

4.6% MGS 2020 (II)

104.460

-0.16%

5% MGS 2021(I)

111.390

0.01%

5.1% MGS 2022(I)

116.500

-0.08%

5.5% MGS 2023 (I)

122.300

-0.07%

4.5% MGS 2028 (II)

133.200

0.26%

2.3% MGS 2029 (II)

112.750

0.31%

5.1% MGS 2029 (I)

140.360

0.09%

5.25% MGS 2030 (I)

143.920

0.29%

5.2% MGS 2031 (I)

146.260

0.02%

4.65% MGS 2032 (I)

141.340

0.24%

4.45% MGS 2032 (II)

138.810

0.10%

4.3% MGS 2033 (I)

138.050

0.07%

2.5% MGS 2036 (I)

114.430

0.25%

3% MGS 2040 (I)

122.900

0.74%



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