Operators report a new upsurge in coronavirus infections in some parts of the planet. Banking sector stocks start the day with sharp falls </p><div> <! - <EdIndex> -><p><img style="float: left;" src="https://news.google.com/pictures/2019/07/09/milano-negativa.jpeg" alt="milano-negative" width="200" />The major indices of Borsa Italiana and the main European financial markets have met expectations and <strong>they started the first session of the week with decreases in the order of 2-3%</strong>, after the strong correction suffered the last eighth. Operators report a new upsurge in coronavirus infections in some parts of the planet.
At 09.15 the FTSEMib recorded a drop of 2.7% to 18,378 points, while the FTSE Italia All Share it was down 2.59%. Minus sign also for the FTSE Italia Mid Cap (-1.93%) and for the FTSE Italia Star (-1.5%).
On the positive i major American indices in the last session of the week. The Dow Jones rose 1.9% to 25,606 points while the S & P500 gained 1.31% to 3,045 points. The Nasdaq was also positive, up 1.01% to 9,589 points.
Definitely bad start to the week Tokyo Stock Exchange. The Nikkei index fell 3.47% to 21,531 points.
L’EUR has fallen below $ 1.125, while the bitcoin it dropped to $ 9,000 (about $ 8,000).
The Btp-Bund spread climbed to 190 points.
Banking stocks start the day off sharply.
Intesa Sanpaolo loses 3.13%. The Economy, the Corriere ella Sera’s Monday insert, recalled that during the week the competition and market authority should begin the evaluation of the OPS launched on UBI Banca (-2.08%). Meanwhile, IntesaSanpaolo has communicated that it has concluded the binding agreement signed with BPER Bank (-3.92%) on the sale of a business unit consisting of a group of branches of the group resulting from the operation and their respective employees and customer relations. The supplementary agreement provides for a limited expansion of the company branch to 532 branches compared to the 400-500 originally indicated. The business will consist of deposits and indirect deposits from customers estimated at around € 29 billion and € 31 billion respectively and net loans estimated at around € 26 billion. Over 70% of the masses belonging to the branch relate to customers based in the northern regions of Italy.
Oil sector stocks are also in difficulty, after the price of crude oil in New York (contract expiring in July 2020) slid below $ 35 a barrel.
ENI registers a 3.37% slide.
Similar performance for Saipem (-3.25%).
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