The MPS share underperforms the stock markets, already in the throes of sales, after the announcement of Austria, which has announced that it will re-launch a lockdown across the nation to contain the contagions caused by the virus again. Yesterday, Germany announced the reintroduction of further restriction measures for the unvaccinated, after the boom in daily cases to the new all-time record, triggered by the fourth wave of the pandemic that has engulfed the whole of Europe.
The Ftse Mib is under pressure, down more than 1%, with banks coming under fire from sales. UniCredit is the worst stock, with a decline of more than 4%. Outside the list, Monte dei Paschi ended up in the volatility auction with a theoretical thud of 5% at € 0.92. The stock then returned to trading on the stock exchange and is currently trading 4% above € 0.93.
Among the other banks, Banco BPM falls by 2.80%, Bper is -2.90%, Intesa SanPaolo -3.9%.