Investing.com – Italy stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Telecoms, Industrials and Healthcare sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Milan, the Investing.com Italy 40 added 0.09% to hit a new 1-month high.
The best performers of the session on the Investing.com Italy 40 were Davide Campari Milano SpA (MI:CPRI), which rose 4.14% or 0.32 points to trade at 7.93 at the close. Meanwhile, Telecom Italia (MI:TLIT) added 2.06% or 0.0106 points to end at 0.5264 and Unipol Gruppo Finanziario Spa (MI:UNPI) was up 1.62% or 0.062 points to 3.900 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were STMicroelectronics (MI:STM), which fell 1.91% or 0.240 points to trade at 12.310 at the close. FinecoBank Banca Fineco SpA (MI:FBK) declined 1.70% or 0.17 points to end at 9.81 and Azimut Holding (MI:AZMT) was down 1.57% or 0.16 points to 10.03.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Milan Stock Exchange by 183 to 179 and 31 ended unchanged.
Shares in Davide Campari Milano SpA (MI:CPRI) rose to all time highs; gaining 4.14% or 0.32 to 7.93.
Crude oil for February delivery was down 0.86% or 0.45 to $51.86 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March fell 0.49% or 0.30 to hit $61.02 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.24% or 3.05 to trade at $1290.75 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was down 0.10% to 1.1385, while EUR/GBP fell 0.60% to 0.8792.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.12% at 95.792.