(ANSA) – MILAN, JANUARY 21 – European stock markets weak in the final while in New York the Dow Jones (+ 0.25%) moves above parity and the Nasdaq (-0.3%) halves the decline, after the US predictive index for December in line with estimates (+ 0.8%). In Europe, the rear is Frankfurt (-2.27%), behind Milan (-2%), Paris (-1.94%), Madrid (-1.57%) and London (-1.29%) ). The spread between BTPs and German Bunds fell to 134.9 points, with the annual yield on ten-year bonds down by 2.6 points to 1.1273%.
Fears of a squeeze by central banks after the jump in inflation in the US and Europe weigh heavily on the lists. According to the president of the ECB Christine Lagarde, the increase in prices will not go “out of control” and in any case the European Central Bank is “ready to act”.
Minus sign for crude oil (Wti -0.44% to 85.22 dollars a barrel), metals go against the trend, with the exception of gold (-0.18%), while the dollar loses its share against the yen and the euro but earns on the pound.
Strong sales in all sectors starting from the auto, after the recent data on registrations. Stellantis sells 4% after the sale of 1.1% by the Chinese Dongfeng, Volvo 3.5%, Ferrari 3.27%, Volkswagen 2.2% and BMW 2%.
The iron and steel industry ArcelorMittal (-6.96%) and the mining-mining companies Bhp (-3.26%) and Anglo American (-2.61%) are heavy, while in Piazza Affari sales hit Prysmian (-4.13%) and Tenaris (-4.23%). Semiconductor manufacturers Infineon (-4.16%), Asm (-3.51%), Ams-Osram (-3%) and Stm (-2%) under pressure. In the banking sector, Bnp and Barclays (-2.95% both), Bnp (-2.9%), Unicredit (-2.85%), Lloyds (-2.5%), Santander (-2.16%) slow down ), Bper (-1.98%) and Mediobanca (-1.94%). Banco Bpm (-1.2%) and above all Intesa (-0.4%) are more cautious. (HANDLE).
Source From: Ansa