Purchases are back on Piazza Affari after the past few weeks’ weakness. The Ftse Mib, which closed in January with close to -3%, recorded the day + 1.17% at 21,825 points. Among the individual stocks, stands out Atlantia jump by 8.77% to € 14.25 after being held higher at + 11%. Rumors reported by Bloomberg that Cassa Depositi e Prestiti will be ready to make a “interesting” bid on Autostrade by the end of February, which has heated up the title. The bid will value ASPI between € 8.5 and € 9.5 billion.
Among the stocks in the main basket, Buzzi Unicem also jumped + 2.04%, continuing to do well for January. Buzzi was actually among the top five performers in the first month of the year with + 4.26%. Big purchases are also on Azimut (+ 3.43%) and Ferrari (+ 2.41%), with the latter being that tomorrow will launch accounts for the fourth quarter of 2020. Poste (+ 2.7%) and among insurance companies Unipol (+ 2.71%)). Pirelli (-0.7%) and especially ENI (-1.82%) stand out among the few minus signs.
Finally, among banks, Unicredit jumped to + 1.47% in the Eurozone 7.67 with the latest rumor published by Il Messaggero seeing the emergence of a merger hypothesis between Banco BPM and Mps. Equita SIM analysts have indicated that if the supposed deal goes through, mergers and acquisitions between Bper and Banca Popolare di Sondrio, whose transformation into a spa should be completed by the end of the year, will be likely.