On Monday the Malta Stock Exchange Index dropped by 0.7 per cent and closed at 3,063.279 points. Four equities were negotiated across 10 deals for a total value of €67,521.
HSBC Bank Malta plc lost most ground as its price dropped by 2.7 per cent and closed at €2.800 when 18,700 shares changed hands across four deals.
The other negative equity was GO plc which saw its price drop by 1.9 per cent and close at €1.020 on a single deal of 4,000 shares.
Meanwhile the share prices of Bank of Valletta plc and Plaza Centres plc remained stable at €2.110 and €0.550 respectively.
In the corporate bond market six bonds were negotiated across 10 deals for a total value of €67,521. The 7.5% Mediterranean Investments Holding 2015 was the only positive performer of the session as its price appreciated by 1.1 per cent and closed at €101.10 on a single deal of 2,000. On the other hand the 4.25% Bank of Valletta 2019 lost most ground as its price dropped by 0.4 per cent and closed at €100.50 on two deals with a total volume of 23,100. The other negative bonds were the 4.6% HSBC Bank Malta 2017 and the 7.15% Mediterranean Investments Holding 2015/17.
In the government bond market 15 bonds were negotiated across 37 deals for a total value of €1,263,201. Eight bonds were positive and seven were negative. The 7.8% MGS 2018 was the best performer of the session as its price appreciated by 0.5 per cent and cloed at X$125.20 on two deals with a total volume of 15,272. On the other hand the 4.3% MGS 2022 II lost most ground as its price dropped by 0.2 per cent and closed at €102.24 on five deals with a total volume of 100,000.
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