by Paolo Gila 21 October 2019 Positive closures for all equity markets, thanks to the good performance of Wall Street in the afternoon (Dow Jones at + 0.11% and Nasdaq at + 0.75% at 17 and 30).
London appreciated by 0.18% in line with the trend in Paris, which closed at + 0.21%. The best place was Frankfurt which showed progress of 0.91%, even though it closed below the highs reached in the early afternoon (+ 1.14%). Milan also did well, which appreciated by 0.70%. Banking, industrials and technology returned to the fore while utilities fell.
The btp / bund spread is at 133 basis points with our ten-year yield at 0.98%. Euro down against the dollar, at 1, 11 and 35.