Milan stocks close higher on Thursday

(AGI) Milan, July 3 - Milan stocks closed higher on Thursday,with the FTSE MIB up 0.95% at 21,884 points and the All Shareup 0.95 percent to 23,247 points. Investors were encouraged bygood U.S. employment figures and by Wall Street's positivetrend. Banking shares performed badly, with Banca Popolaredoing worst of all, down 2.79 percent. Fiat rebounded, rising3.01 percent to 7.71 euros per share, nudging the 7.72 euromark. The Milan stock market was one of the most bullish inEurope. . .

(AGI) Milan, July 3 - Milan stocks closed higher on Thursday,with the FTSE MIB up 0.95% at 21,884 points and the All Shareup 0.95 percent to 23,247 points. Investors were encouraged bygood U.S. employment figures and by Wall Street's positivetrend. Banking shares performed badly, with Banca Popolaredoing worst of all, down 2.79 percent. Fiat rebounded, rising3.01 percent to 7.71 euros per share, nudging the 7.72 euromark. The Milan stock market was one of the most bullish inEurope. . .