Italy shares higher at close of trade; Investing.com Italy 40 up 0.65%

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Italy shares higher at close of trade; Investing.com Italy 40 up 0.65%
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Investing.com – Italy equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Technology , Oil & Gas and Travel & Leisure sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Milan, the Investing.com Italy 40 added 0.65%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Investing.com Italy 40 were Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (MI: FCHA ), which rose 3.25% or 0.456 points to trade at 14.490 at the close. STMicroelectronics (MI: STM ) added 2.56% or 0.435 points to end at 17.425 and Buzzi Unicem (MI: BZU ) was up 2.15% or 0.39 points to 18.28 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Pirelli & C SPA (MI: PIRC ), which lost 2.77% or 0.20 points to trade at 7.16 in late trade. Snam (MI: SRG ) declined 1.94% or 0.072 points to end at 3.640 and A2A (MI: A2 ) shed 1.34% or 0.021 points to 1.545.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 188 to 141 and 34 ended unchanged on the Milan Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for October delivery was up 1.81% or 1.23 to $69.06 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in October rose 1.93% or 1.44 to hit $76.17 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 1.63% or 19.50 to trade at $1213.50 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was up 0.76% to 1.1628, while EUR/GBP rose 0.42% to 0.9044.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.55% at 95.02.

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