The Italian Blue Chip stock index, the FTSE MIB closed unchanged at 27,346.83 on the last trading day of the year, up 23% for 2021. It was the second sharpest yearly rise since 2009, after falling 5.4% to 22,233 in 2020. The index is well off the nearly eight-year low of 14,153 from the height of the Covid panic. The FTSE MIB closed 2021 at 27,346.83 up 23% on the year in the second steepest yearly increase for the … Continue reading “Italy’s FTSE MIB Borsa Italiana Closed Up 23% in 2021”
Italy’s FTSE MIB Borsa Italiana Closed Down 5.4% in 2020 Among Lockdown Nerves
The Italian Blue Chip stock index the FTSE MIB fell 5.4% to 22,233 in 2020 bouncing back from lows in March after Italy was the first western country to implement a national lockdown, Italy’s FTSE MIB index crashed to a nearly eight-year low of 14,153. Concerns about the impact of current restrictive measures on Italy’s fragile economy overhang sentiment.