Milan Bourse opens sluggish with FTSE MIB up 0. 30 percent

(AGI) Milan, Sept 18 - The Milan Stock Exchange opened sluggishon Thursday following the U.S. Federal Open Market Committeemeeting and awaiting the outcome of the Scottish referendum.One and a half hours into trading, after see-sawing aroundparity, the FTSE MIB index edged up 0.30 percent to 21,175points, while the All Share climbed 0.27 percent. On the mainstock chart, ST stocks rose 1.76 percent after the release ofreassuring third quarter results. Banking stocks performedmixed with MPS down 0.74 percent, UBI up 2 percent, Intesa SPup 1.30 percent and Unicredit climbing 1 percent. Also

(AGI) Milan, Sept 18 - The Milan Stock Exchange opened sluggishon Thursday following the U.S. Federal Open Market Committeemeeting and awaiting the outcome of the Scottish referendum.One and a half hours into trading, after see-sawing aroundparity, the FTSE MIB index edged up 0.30 percent to 21,175points, while the All Share climbed 0.27 percent. On the mainstock chart, ST stocks rose 1.76 percent after the release ofreassuring third quarter results. Banking stocks performedmixed with MPS down 0.74 percent, UBI up 2 percent, Intesa SPup 1.30 percent and Unicredit climbing 1 percent. Also theenergy market was a mixed bag, with Eni up 0.11 percent andEnel down 0.19 percent. Fiat was stable and Telecom lost 0.11percent. (AGI) . .