On Wednesday the Malta Stock Exchange Index appreciated by 0.2 per cent and closed at 3,052.525 points as four equities were negotiated across 14 deals for a total value of €83,471. A total of 58 deals for a total value of €503,390 were carried out on the Exchange today.
GO plc was the best performer of the session and reached a new high as its price appreciated by 4.9 per cent and closed at €1.070 when 11,450 shares changed hands across eight transactions.
In the banking sector FIMBank plc saw its price gain 1.1 per cent and close at $0.850 on a single deal of 51,714 shares. The share price of Bank of Valletta plc was also positive on a single deal of just 750 shares leading to an increase of 0.05 per cent in the share price which closed at €2.061.
Meanwhile RS2 Software plc was the only negative performer of the session as its share price dropped by 0.9 per cent and closed at €0.500 on four deals with a total volume of 69,200 shares.
In the corporate bond market 12 bonds were negotiated across 23 deals. Three were positive, four were negative and five remained stable. The 6.2%-6.8% International Hotel Investments 2013 and the 6.5% International Hotel Investments 2012/14 gained 1 per cent and closed at €101.000 respectively. The 4.25% FIMBank 2013 was the other positive bond. Meanwhile the 4% AX Investments 2013, 5.35% Izola Bank 2015, 6% Simonds Farsons Cisk 2017/20 and 6% Corinthia Finance 2019/22 were negative.
In the government bond market 21 transactions were carried out across 12 bonds all of which were negative. The 5.00% MGS 2021 and the 5.10% MGS 2022 lost most ground as their price dropped by 0.8 per cent respectively. The 5.00% MGS 2021 closed at €106.870 on three deals with a total volume of 12,999. The 5.1% MGS 2022 closed at €106.550 on a single deal of 373.
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