At the close in Milan, the Investing.com Italy 40 gained 1.64% to hit a new 1-month high.
The best performers of the session on the Investing.com Italy 40 were UniCredit SpA (MI:CRDI), which rose 5.82% or 0.5860 points to trade at 10.6480 at the close. Meanwhile, FinecoBank Banca Fineco SpA (MI:FBK) added 5.63% or 0.53 points to end at 9.98 and Unione di Banche Italiane SpA (MI:UBI) was up 3.81% or 0.0890 points to 2.4240 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Davide Campari Milano SpA (MI:CPRI), which fell 1.36% or 0.10 points to trade at 7.62 at the close. Pirelli & C SPA (MI:PIRC) declined 0.69% or 0.04 points to end at 6.02 and Terna (MI:TRN) was down 0.67% or 0.036 points to 5.310.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Milan Stock Exchange by 235 to 126 and 25 ended unchanged.
Crude oil for February delivery was down 0.59% or 0.31 to $51.80 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March rose 0.05% or 0.03 to hit $60.67 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.48% or 6.15 to trade at $1294.55 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was down 0.11% to 1.1402, while EUR/GBP rose 0.00% to 0.8872.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.00% at 95.672./investing.com