The stock exchanges are running in the hope of accelerating vaccination campaigns. The wait for the entry into force of the maxi US economy stimulus plan worth 1.9 trillion dollars, after the approval of the Senate arrived on Saturday, and for the green light of the Ema al single-dose vaccine J&J, which could accelerate vaccination campaigns in Europe, galvanized the equity markets of the Old Continent, supported by purchases in the more cyclical sectors. Piazza Affari closed up 3.1%, but the other European stock exchanges also did well, also galvanized by the positive data on Chinese exports (here, the trend of the main lists and share prices in real time).
The new record recorded by Frankfurt which closes at + 3.31% and reaches 14,380.91 points, surpassing the previous record of 3 March. TO Paris the Cac gains 2.08% to 5.902.99 points, a London the FTSE 100 rises by 1.34% to 6,719.13 points.
A Wall Street the indices appear mixed; mid-day the Dow Jones was in good shape, while the Nasdaq was in negative territory (-0.9%).
Securities on the Milan Stock Exchange
Also in Milan, the FTSE Italia All Share earns 2.98% to 25,701 points. The Ftse Star also rose, bouncing 1.65% to 45.941 points. The purchases were generalized, but with particular regard to the industrial, energy and banking sectors (here the prices of the shares). Weak instead Diasorin (-2.47%), the only stock in the red in the main basket.
Euro and oil
On the foreign exchange front, the euro still loses its share against the dollar: the single currency stands at 1.1858 dollars (from 1.1912 on Friday at the end). The single currency is also worth 129.07 yen (from 128.94), while the dollar / yen ratio at 108.85 (108.24).
After a first part of the session, the price of oil reversed course: the April WTI futures slipped by 0.89% to 65.50 dollars a barrel, while the May delivery on Brent lost 0.87% to $ 68.76.