Milan bourse up, spread back over 300

FTSE Mib gains 0.6%

(ANSA) - Milan, October 9 - The Milan stock exchange's FTSE Mib index gained 0.6%, taking it up to 19,962, in early trading on Tuesday after it shed over 2% on Monday amid tension about the government's budget plans.
    The spread between Italy's 10-year BTP bond and the German Bund climbed back up to 305 basis points in early business though. The yield on the BTP was 3.59%. The spread dipped under the 300-points mark at the opening of the day's business after closing on 304 points on Monday.