Investing.com – Italy stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Milan, the rose 0.58% to hit a new 52-week high.
The best performers of the session on the were CNH Industrial NV (MI:), which rose 2.50% or 0.300 points to trade at 12.310 at the close. Meanwhile, Prysmian (MI:) added 1.77% or 0.50 points to end at 28.74 and Salvatore Ferragamo (MI:) was up 1.64% or 0.36 points to 22.26 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were UnipolSai Assicurazioni SpA (MI:), which fell 1.07% or 0.022 points to trade at 2.028 at the close. Unipol Gruppo Finanziario Spa (MI:) declined 0.83% or 0.036 points to end at 4.300 and Telecom Italia (MI:) was down 0.60% or 0.0045 points to 0.7435.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Milan Stock Exchange by 194 to 164 and 34 ended unchanged.
Shares in CNH Industrial NV (MI:) rose to all time highs; rising 2.50% or 0.300 to 12.310.
Crude oil for February delivery was down 0.05% or 0.03 to $63.77 a barrel. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Brent oil for delivery in March fell 0.12% or 0.08 to hit $69.18 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.68% or 9.00 to trade at $1331.50 a troy ounce.
EUR/USD was up 0.86% to 1.2136, while EUR/GBP fell 0.29% to 0.8862.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.68% at 91.04.
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