Extension of temporary prohibition of short selling: Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena S.p.A.

The Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) notifies that it extends the temporary prohibition in short selling applied on 18 January 2016 under Articles 23 (1) and 26 (4) of Regulation (EU) No 236/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 March 2012. This follows a decision made by another EU Competent Authority.

Details of the Financial Instrument concerned: Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena S.p.A. (ISIN: IT0005092165).

This measure has been extended until the end of the trading day of 21 January 2016.

For further information please see our 18 January RNS and 20 January RNS.