A decidedly positive start to the week for the Milan stock exchange. Thanks to the + 0.99% recorded in the first session of the week, the Ftse Mib closed at 25,824.71 points and officially targeted the threshold of 26,000 points, last touched at the beginning of October 2008. Inside of the basket of blue chips the performance of UniCredit stands out (+ 3.47%), top performer of the Ftse Mib after the promotion to “buy” arrived by the analysts of Jefferies. Intesa Sanpaolo (+ 0.2%), on the other hand, did not move much, seeing the judgment drop to “hold”. Money also on the combination formed by Banco Bpm and Bper Banca, which rose by 1.5 and 1.34 percent respectively. Among the few stocks in the red on the blue chip basket we point out the -1.37% of STMicroelectronics: according to the Financial Times, the Singapore Flex group estimates that the shortage of semiconductors will last at least until mid-2022. Saras (+ 12.63%), driven by rumors on interest from investment funds and the upgrade to “buy” by analysts at Bank of America, and d’Amico (+ 5.45%) , which, on the other hand, capitalized on the sharp rise recorded in the price of ship freight rates. After the confirmation by the Fitch agency on Italy of the “Bbb-” rating with stable outlook, communicated on Friday with closed markets, in today’s session the spread between BTP and Bund rose to 105 basis points (+ 2.3%) . Today the Treasury announced that it had entrusted the mandate for the syndicated placement of a new 10-year BTP to a pool of banks. (in collaboration with money.it).