Omicron pushes Piazza Affari in red

Two-speed start of the week for the Piazza Affari price list: after a first positive part, the pitch of the Milan stock exchange has dramatically worsened due to updates on the diffusion of the Omicron variant, which could plunge the Old Continent back into the nightmare lockdown .

At the end of the first session of the central bank week, Wednesday will open the dance no less than the Federal Reserve, the
Ftse Eb
it stopped at 26,551.02 points, -0.64% compared to the previous figure. The spread, on the other hand, remained stable at 130 basis points.

After a session that started in a rally, Telecom Italia shares ended just below par (-0.2%): the purchases of the first part are attributable to the indiscretion according to which KKR could present an offer even if the Board of Directors of TIM should reject the due diligence request.

Reversal of direction also for the UniCredit-Intesa Sanpaolo pair (-0.65 and -0.47 per cent) while Banco BPM closed up by half a percentage point round. In the red Eni (-1.52%) and Saipem (-1.18%) after the weakening of crude oil (-0.25% to $ 74.97 / barrel for the Brent futures), and Enel, which fell by 1.29%.

Among utilities, Italgas less than 0.59% after the news of the tragedy in the city of Ravanusa while Generali, on which Fitch raised its judgment on financial solidity, recorded a -0.08%. (in collaboration with