Investing.com – Italy stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Telecoms, Technology and Financials sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Milan, the Investing.com Italy 40 declined 1.01%.
The best performers of the session on the Investing.com Italy 40 were Juventus Football Club (MI:JUVE), which rose 0.74% or 0.0110 points to trade at 1.4950 at the close. Meanwhile, Atlantia SpA (MI:ATL) added 0.35% or 0.07 points to end at 19.93 and Unipol Gruppo Finanziario Spa (MI:UNPI) was up 0.15% or 0.006 points to 3.966 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Telecom Italia (MI:TLIT), which fell 6.24% or 0.0297 points to trade at 0.4460 at the close. STMicroelectronics (MI:STM) declined 3.41% or 0.440 points to end at 12.475 and Banco Bpm SpA (MI:BAMI) was down 2.69% or 0.050 points to 1.799.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Milan Stock Exchange by 259 to 97 and 39 ended unchanged.
Shares in Telecom Italia (MI:TLIT) fell to all time lows; losing 6.24% or 0.0297 to 0.4460.
Crude oil for March delivery was down 2.70% or 1.46 to $52.58 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March fell 2.73% or 1.71 to hit $61.03 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.00% or 0.05 to trade at $1282.65 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was up 0.02% to 1.1366, while EUR/GBP fell 0.53% to 0.8766.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.07% at 95.928.