Milan stock market closes with FTSE MIB up 1. 32pct

(AGI) Milan, July 1 - Milan stock market once again postedgains and the best result in Europe with the FTSE MIB up 1.32percent at 21,563 points and the All Share 1.38 percent at22,897 points. The second half of the year started under thebest auspices, interrupting a series of seven consecutivenegative trading days, in spite of negative macro-data from theU.S. and discouraging figures on the Italian and Europeanlabour market. Banking sector shares rallied led by MPS, up8.55 percent on the day it paid back 3 billion euros worth ofbonds following a successful

(AGI) Milan, July 1 - Milan stock market once again postedgains and the best result in Europe with the FTSE MIB up 1.32percent at 21,563 points and the All Share 1.38 percent at22,897 points. The second half of the year started under thebest auspices, interrupting a series of seven consecutivenegative trading days, in spite of negative macro-data from theU.S. and discouraging figures on the Italian and Europeanlabour market. Banking sector shares rallied led by MPS, up8.55 percent on the day it paid back 3 billion euros worth ofbonds following a successful capital increase. . .