MSE Index up as BOV, RS2 and Simonds Farsons Cisk gain

MSE Daily Trading Report, 5 July, 2019

The MSE Equity Total Return Index closed higher for the third consecutive session as it registered a gain of 0.136% to finish the week at 9,801.204 points. A total of 10 equities were active, of which gainers and fallers amounted to three apiece. A total turnover of €147,784 was generated across 29 transactions.

Bank of Valletta plc added on a further 0.86% to close a €1.17 as €32,298 was generated over seven deals. The equity’s price fluctuated between a daily low of €1.155 and a high of €1.175.

On the same note, RS2 Software plc continued with its positive rally, as the equity added 1.23% to close at the €1.64 price level. Over 34,000 shares changed ownership.

Thin trading in Simonds Farsons Cisk plc sent the equity’s price higher by 4% to close at €10.40.

A single trade each in Maltapost plc and Mapfre Middlesea plc (MMS) saw the prices of both equities decline by 12.84% and 4.33% respectively. The share price of the postal operator closed at €1.29 over one deal of 530 shares. Meanwhile, MMS shares finished the week at €1.99.

On a similar note, Malta Properties Company plc saw the price decline by 3.65% or €0.025 to close at €0.66. Two transactions of 3,250 shares were recorded.

Elsewhere, GO plc,Trident Estates plcTigne Mall plc and International Hotel Investments plc closed unchanged.

In the corporate bonds’ market, 19 issues were active, of which eight lost ground and nine traded higher. The 4.25% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2031 headed the list of gainers as it closed4.50% higher at €104.50.The 6% Medserv plc Secured & Guaranteed 2020 – 2023 was the most active issue. Over €0.7m was traded in this market.

In the sovereign debt market, turnover reached €2.5m across 32 deals, with trading volumes mainly concentrated across four short-dated issues.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

27,820

32,298.40

7

1.170

0.86%

MMS

333

662.67

1

1.990

-4.33%

SFC

190

1,976.00

1

10.400

4.00%

GO

530

2,427.40

1

4.580

0.00%

IHI

59,600

50,064.00

4

0.840

0.00%

MTP

530

683.70

1

1.290

-12.84%

RS2

34,100

55,006.30

9

1.640

1.23%

TML

2,000

1,782.15

2

0.900

0.00%

MPC

3,250

2,175.00

2

0.660

-3.65%

TRI

369

708.48

1

1.920

0.00%



The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

5.5% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Unsecured € 2020

99.000

-1.98%

6% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Euro 2021

102.500

1.49%

5% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Unsecured € 2022

100.000

0.00%

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

101.800

1.19%

4.25% GAP Group plc Secured € 2023

105.000

1.06%

5% Hal Mann Vella Group plc Secured € 2024

104.000

-0.12%

5.1% 1923 Investments plc Unsecured € 2024

102.500

0.39%

5.1% 6PM Holdings plc Unsecured € 2025

103.000

1.98%

4.5% Hili Properties plc Unsecured € 2025

102.700

-0.29%

4.35% Hudson Malta plc Unsecured € 2026

104.000

0.97%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026

102.850

0.44%

4% International Hotel Investments plc Unsecured € 2026 FI

102.500

-0.43%

4.35% SD Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

104.400

-0.10%

5% MeDirect Bank Plc Subordinated Unsecured € 2022-2027

101.500

-3.33%

3.75% Bortex Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

103.250

0.34%

3.85% Hili Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2028

102.000

-1.91%

4% SP Finance plc Secured EUR Bonds 2029

101.500

-0.49%

3.75% TUM Finance plc Secured € 2029

102.980

0.00%

4.25% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2031

104.500

4.50%



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

3% MGS 2019 (III)

100.670

-0.24%

4.6% MGS 2020 (II)

103.820

-0.05%

2% MGS 2020 (V)

102.660

0.16%

5% MGS 2021(I)

110.800

0.02%

4.3% MGS 2022 (II)

112.780

-0.04%

5.5% MGS 2023 (I)

122.650

0.11%

1.4% MGS 2024 (III)

107.610

3.20%

3.3% MGS 2024 (I)

118.160

0.14%

2.3% MGS 2029 (II)

117.330

-0.37%

5.25% MGS 2030 (I)

149.430

-0.03%

4.65% MGS 2032 (I)

148.180

0.12%

2.5% MGS 2036 (I)

123.240

-0.05%

2.1% MGS 2039 (I)

117.140

0.00%

3% MGS 2040 (I)

133.520

-0.22%

2.4% MGS 2041 (I)

123.000

0.07%



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