Italy shares higher at close of trade; Investing.com Italy 40 up 0.14%

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Italy shares higher at close of trade; Investing.com Italy 40 up 0.14%
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Investing.com – Italy equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Technology , Oil & Gas and Utilities sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Milan, the Investing.com Italy 40 rose 0.14%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Investing.com Italy 40 were Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (MI: FCHA ), which rose 2.81% or 0.450 points to trade at 16.440 at the close. STMicroelectronics (MI: STM ) added 2.21% or 0.425 points to end at 19.615 and Buzzi Unicem (MI: BZU ) was up 2.13% or 0.43 points to 20.66 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Telecom Italia (MI: TLIT ), which lost 2.89% or 0.0190 points to trade at 0.6394 in late trade. Banco Bpm (MI: BAMI ) declined 2.58% or 0.066 points to end at 2.477 and Leonardo SpA (MI: LDOF ) shed 2.02% or 0.172 points to 8.356.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 213 to 144 and 31 ended unchanged on the Milan Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for August delivery was up 3.67% or 2.50 to $70.58 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in September rose 2.43% or 1.81 to hit $76.36 a barrel, while the August Gold Futures contract fell 0.48% or 6.10 to trade at $1262.80 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.32% to 1.1667, while EUR/GBP fell 0.02% to 0.8811.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.28% at 94.21.

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