Investing.com – Italy stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Industrials, Healthcare and Telecoms sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Milan, the Investing.com Italy 40 added 0.24%.
The best performers of the session on the Investing.com Italy 40 were Amplifon (MI:AMPF), which rose 5.46% or 0.810 points to trade at 15.650 at the close. Meanwhile, FinecoBank Banca Fineco SpA (MI:FBK) added 4.20% or 0.38 points to end at 9.38 and Freni Brembo SpA (MI:BRBI) was up 3.73% or 0.34 points to 9.60 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Bper Banca SpA (MI:EMII), which fell 2.20% or 0.075 points to trade at 3.330 at the close. Unione di Banche Italiane SpA (MI:UBI) declined 1.98% or 0.0520 points to end at 2.5800 and Banco Bpm SpA (MI:BAMI) was down 1.85% or 0.038 points to 2.021.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Milan Stock Exchange by 223 to 143 and 31 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for February delivery was up 2.56% or 1.24 to $49.76 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 2.27% or 1.30 to hit $58.63 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract fell 0.17% or 2.20 to trade at $1287.70 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was down 0.17% to 1.1454, while EUR/GBP rose 0.32% to 0.9005.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.20% at 95.417.