On Thursday the Malta Stock Exchange Index gained 0.4 per cent as five equities were negotiated across 20 deals for a total value of €46,706. Three were positive, one was negative and one was stable. Seventy-nine deals were carried out on the stock exchange for a total value of €9,409,312.
MIDI plc was the best performer of the session as its share price appreciated by 2.9 per cent and closed at €0.350 when 51,000 shares were negotiated across three deals.
Bank of Valletta plc gained 1.4 per cent and saw its share price close at €2.080 as 11 transactions were carried out across 5,991 shares.
The share price of GO plc gained 2.3 per cent and closed at €0.88 on two deals with a total volume of 4,000 shares.
Meanwhile Plaza Centres plc was the only negative performer of the session as its share price dropped by 2.8 per cent and closed at €1.700 on a single deal of just 600 shares.
The share price of HSBC Bank Malta plc remained stable at €2.500.
In the corporate bond market 14 bonds were negotiated across 43 deals for a total value of €339,905. The 6.25% International Hotel Investments 2015/19 was the best performer of the session as its price gained 1 per cent and closed at €101.000 on a single deal of 10,000. The other positive performers were the 6.3% International Hotel Investments 2013, the 7.15% Mediterranean Investments Holding 2015/17, the 6.5% Island Hotels Group Holdings 2017/19, the 6.6% Eden Finance 2017/20 and the 6.2% Tumas Investments 2017/20. Meanwhile the 7% FIMBank 2012/19 lost most ground as its price dropped by 1.7 per cent and closed at €101.000 on three deals with a total volume of 14,000. The other negative bonds were the 7.5% Mediterranean Investments Holding 2015 and the 7.15% Melita Capital 2014/16.
In the government bond market 16 deals were carried out for a total value of €9,022,700. The 5.25% MGS 2030 was the best performer as it appreciated by 0.4 per cent and closed at €103.250 on three deals with a total volume of 1,500 while the 6.45% MGS 2014 II lost most ground as its price dropped by 0.3 per cent on a single deal of 699 and closed at €110.010.
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