Investing.com – Italy stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Technology, Travel&Leisure and Financials sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Milan, the Investing.com Italy 40 rose 0.51%.
The best performers of the session on the Investing.com Italy 40 were STMicroelectronics (MI:STM), which rose 4.37% or 0.930 points to trade at 22.220 at the close. Meanwhile, Ferrari NV (MI:RACE) added 3.33% or 3.95 points to end at 122.70 and Davide Campari Milano SpA (MI:CPRI) was up 2.16% or 0.14 points to 6.85 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Saipem SpA (MI:SPMI), which fell 1.92% or 0.0740 points to trade at 3.7760 at the close. Leonardo SpA (MI:LDOF) declined 1.84% or 0.166 points to end at 8.854 and Buzzi Unicem (MI:BZU) was down 1.42% or 0.30 points to 20.81.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Milan Stock Exchange by 197 to 156 and 41 ended unchanged.
Shares in STMicroelectronics (MI:STM) rose to 5-year highs; rising 4.37% or 0.930 to 22.220. Shares in Ferrari NV (MI:RACE) rose to all time highs; up 3.33% or 3.95 to 122.70.
Crude oil for July delivery was up 0.30% or 0.20 to $66.56 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in August rose 0.61% or 0.46 to hit $76.34 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract rose 0.22% or 2.90 to trade at $1302.30 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was up 0.35% to 1.1786, while EUR/GBP rose 0.27% to 0.8808.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.27% at 93.58.