Italy shares higher at close of trade; Italy 40 up 0.33%

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Italy shares higher at close of trade; Italy 40 up 0.33%
Credit: © Reuters. – Italy equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Travel & Leisure , Financials and Chemicals sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Milan, the Italy 40 gained 0.33% to hit a new 1-month high.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Italy 40 were Buzzi Unicem (MI: BZU ), which rose 2.19% or 0.41 points to trade at 18.92 at the close. Exor NV (MI: EXOR ) added 2.12% or 1.18 points to end at 56.96 and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (MI: FCHA ) was up 1.82% or 0.274 points to 15.364 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Prysmian (MI: PRY ), which lost 2.66% or 0.59 points to trade at 21.63 in late trade. Italgas SpA (MI: IG ) declined 1.98% or 0.097 points to end at 4.790 and Davide Campari Milano SpA (MI: CPRI ) shed 1.43% or 0.10 points to 7.25.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 204 to 154 and 35 ended unchanged on the Milan Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for November delivery was up 1.11% or 0.77 to $70.36 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in November rose 0.20% or 0.16 to hit $79.19 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.49% or 5.90 to trade at $1208.80 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.16% to 1.1684, while EUR/GBP rose 0.02% to 0.8875.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.17% at 94.06.

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