MSE Index kicks off the week in the red

MSE Daily Trading Report, 8July, 2019

The MSE Equity Total Return Index started off the week on a negative note as closed at 9,736.647 points, translating into a fall of 0.669%. A total of 14 equities were active, of which eight lost ground while another two ended the session in positive territory. A total turnover of €375,218 was generated across 67 transactions.

In the banking sector,both Bank of Valletta plc and HSBC Bank Malta plc were both active but closed unchanged at €1.17 and €1.58, respectively. On the other hand, Lombard Bank Malta plc headed the list of fallers with a 4.35% change in price, as it closed at €2.20. Three deals with a spread of 3,275 shares generated a total turnover of €7,365.

Similarly, FIMBank plc went down to €0.625 by 3.85% with one transaction of 27,949 shares, to end the session with a total turnover of €15,513.

The best performer for today’s session was Loqus Holdings plc as one deal of 2,000 shares pushed its price upwards by 66.67% to €0.068. Total turnover stood at €135.

Ten deals involving 11,870 Malta International Airport plc shares increase price to €7.15 by 2.14%, to end the session with a total turnover of €84,192.

The property sector had a negative session as both active equities declined. Malita Investments plc lost 4.05% as 2,857 shares were spread across two deals, generating a total turnover of €2,397.

Malta Properties Company plc registered a fall of 1.52% as three deals involving 52,750 shares were executed. Total turnover amounted to €34,785.

One transaction of 700 Simonds Farsons Cisk plc lowered price to €10 by 3.85%, ending the session with a total turnover of €7,000.

In the tourism sector, International Hotel Investments plc closed 2.38% lower at €0.82 as 13,099 shares changed hands between three tranactions. Total turnover stood at €10,854.

BMIT Technologies plc registered a loss of 0.93% as it closed off at €0.535. A total turnover of €14,070 was generated as three deals of 26,300 were executed.

Also ending the session in the red, one transaction involving 1,000 PG plc shares decreased price to €1.63 by 0.61%, to close off with a total turnover of €1,630.

In the corporate bonds’ market, 19 issues were active, of which six headed north while eight lost ground. The 5.3% Mariner Finance plc Unsecured € 2024 headed the list of gainers as it closed 1.40% higher at €108.50.

In the sovereign debt market, out of 14 active issues, four registered gains while another eight declined. The 4.3% MGS 2033 (I) recorded the highest rise in price of 0.55% as it closed off at €145.80.


The Equities traded today were:

Symbol Code

Volume Traded

Value Traded

Trades

Closing Price

% Change

BOV

117,568

137,468.78

24

1.170

0.00%

HSB

17,587

27,787.46

6

1.580

0.00%

LOM

3,275

7,365.00

3

2.200

-4.35%

SFC

700

7,000.00

1

10.000

-3.85%

GO

222

1,016.76

1

4.580

0.00%

IHI

13,099

10,853.68

3

0.820

-2.38%

FIM

27,949

15,513.43

1

0.625

-3.85%

MIA

11,870

84,192.40

10

7.150

2.14%

MDS

9,569

10,525.90

1

1.100

0.00%

RS2

12,500

20,477.50

7

1.640

0.00%

MLT

2,857

2,396.56

2

0.830

-4.05%

MPC

52,750

34,785.00

3

0.650

-1.52%

PG

1,000

1,630.00

1

1.630

-0.61%

BMIT

26,300

14,070.50

3

0.535

-0.93%

LQS

2,000

135.00

1

0.068

66.67%



The Corporate Bonds traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

7.5% MeDirect Bank plc Subordinated EUR 2019

100.000

0.00%

5.5% Mediterranean Investments Holding plc Unsecured € 2020

99.000

0.00%

5.8% International Hotel Investments plc 2021

102.200

0.20%

5.8% International Hotel Investments plc 2023

107.000

-0.47%

4.4% Von der Heyden Group Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

102.000

-0.15%

5.3% Mariner Finance plc Unsecured € 2024

108.500

1.40%

6% MeDirect Bank plc Subordinated Unsecured € 2019-2024

100.000

-0.50%

5.1% 1923 Investments plc Unsecured € 2024

101.500

-0.98%

4.25% Best Deal Properties Holding plc Secured € 2024

103.000

0.00%

4.35% Hudson Malta plc Unsecured € 2026

103.000

-0.96%

5% Dizz Finance plc Unsecured € 2026

101.950

-0.54%

3.75% Premier Capital plc Unsecured € 2026

104.500

0.48%

3.75% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2027

102.000

0.05%

4% Eden Finance plc Unsecured € 2027

105.000

0.00%

4.4% Central Business Centres plc Unsecured € 2027 S1/17 T1

103.400

0.01%

3.75% Tumas Investments plc Unsecured € 2027

105.500

-0.47%

4.15% Phoenicia Finance Company plc Unsecured € 2023-2028

104.150

0.05%

3.5% Bank of Valletta plc € Notes 2030 S2 T1

99.000

0.00%

4.25% Mercury Projects Finance plc Secured € 2031

104.000

-0.48%



The Government Stocks traded today were:

 

Closing Price

% Change

4.6% MGS 2020 (II)

103.800

-0.02%

5% MGS 2021(I)

110.780

-0.02%

3.3% MGS 2024 (I)

117.980

-0.15%

4.8% MGS 2028 (I)

139.620

0.43%

4.5% MGS 2028 (II)

137.000

-0.01%

5.1% MGS 2029 (I)

145.770

-0.19%

5.25% MGS 2030 (I)

149.150

-0.19%

5.2% MGS 2031 (I)

152.820

0.09%

4.3% MGS 2033 (I)

145.800

0.55%

4.1% MGS 2034 (I)

144.800

0.01%

2.2% MGS 2035 (I)

115.780

0.00%

2.5% MGS 2036 (I)

123.240

0.00%

3% MGS 2040 (I)

132.510

-0.76%

2.4% MGS 2041 (I)

122.370

-0.51%



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