Italy shares higher at close of trade; Investing.com Italy 40 up 0.77%

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Italy shares higher at close of trade; Investing.com Italy 40 up 0.77%
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Investing.com – Italy equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Healthcare , Travel & Leisure and Technology sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Milan, the Investing.com Italy 40 gained 0.77%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Investing.com Italy 40 were Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (MI: FCHA ), which rose 2.86% or 0.406 points to trade at 14.606 at the close. Exor NV (MI: EXOR ) added 2.52% or 1.38 points to end at 56.24 and Unione di Banche Italiane SpA (MI: UBI ) was up 2.11% or 0.0730 points to 3.5280 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Buzzi Unicem (MI: BZU ), which lost 1.39% or 0.25 points to trade at 17.75 in late trade. Davide Campari Milano SpA (MI: CPRI ) declined 1.22% or 0.09 points to end at 7.26 and Poste Italiane SpA (MI: PST ) shed 1.01% or 0.076 points to 7.448.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 184 to 158 and 38 ended unchanged on the Milan Stock Exchange.

In commodities trading, Crude oil for September delivery was down 0.54% or 0.37 to $68.59 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in October fell 0.19% or 0.14 to hit $73.31 a barrel, while the December Gold Futures contract rose 0.15% or 1.80 to trade at $1221.90 a troy ounce.

EUR/USD was down 0.17% to 1.1565, while EUR/GBP fell 0.07% to 0.8895.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.04% at 95.04.

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