Allianz SE (ALV) Jumped 0.69% on Mar 11

March 11, 2018 - By Michael Collier

Shares of Allianz SE (BIT:ALV) last traded at 190.78, representing a move of 0.69%, or 1.3 per share, on volume of 95 shares. After opening the trading day at 189.22, shares of Allianz SE traded in a close range. Allianz SE currently has a total float of 438.99M shares and on average sees 1,651 shares exchange hands each day. The stock now has a 52-week low of 160 and high of 206.8.

The Italian Equity Market

The European economy is immensely growing and Italy is one of the many reasons behind such success. The companies that work at its markets as Allianz SE prefer to stay there as long as possible.

Italy cannot be underestimated when it comes to corporate governance. Its capacities as a nation go beyond the tourism front. The blooming Italian equity market is a sure testament to that.

The Italian economy might just be one of the best contributors to the growth of the European economy. It is because of countries like Italy that Europe had become the enormous regional success that it is known today. It gives more possibilities to the Allianz SE stocks.

Borsa Italiana/Italia Borsa/Piazza Affari

The Borsa Italiana is the primary stock exchange in Italy that is based at the Palazzo Mezzanotte in Milan. It had been established in February 1808 by Eugène de Beauharnais, Napoleonic Kingdom of Italy Viceroy— making it one of the oldest stock exchanges in the world. Like most stock exchanges, the Borsa Italiana had initially been a public entity. It had not been privatized until 1998.

In 2007, the Borsa Italiana had been acquired in an all-stock transaction by London Stock Exchange Group, leading to its merger with the London Stock Exchange.

Presently, more than 300 companies are listed on the Borsa Italiana, bringing its total market capitalization to about $645 billion.

The pre-market session on the Borsa Italiana begins at 8:00 a.m. and concludes at 9:00 a.m.; the regular session begins at 9:00 a.m. and concludes at 5:30 p.m.; and the post-market session begins at 6:00 p.m. and concludes at 8:30 p.m. The Borsa Italiana has one of the longest trading hours in the world. This gives domestic and international investors alike the opportunity to trade on it with enough time. And Allianz SE to receive an attention from these investors.

FTSE Milano Italia Borsa (MIB)

The FTSE MIB is the benchmark index in Italy. It is a free-float market-capitalization-weighted index that measures the 40 biggest companies listed on the Borsa Italiana. It had replaced the MIB30, which measures the 30 biggest companies listed on the Borsa Italiana, in September 2004.

The FTSE MIB i formerly known as the S&P/MIB because the S&P operated it until June 2009 when the FTSE had taken over.

Representing roughly 80% of the total market capitalization on the Borsa Italiana, the FTSE MIB is a powerful indicator of the Italian economy’s situation. It is quarterly rebalanced to make sure that the components provide a clearer indication of the trade and commerce environment in Italy.

The FTSE MIB holds an all-time high of 50,108.56, which had last been seen in March 2000; and an all-time low of 12,362.50, which had last been seen in July 2012 after the Spanish debt dilemma rippled adversaries throughout Europe.

Italy is an ideal place to invest in, especially for those who are seeking meaningful returns. They can also check validity of Allianz SE. With it serving as one the nations in Europe with compelling economies, investors are highly recommended to trade on the Borsa Italiana as a way of betting on Italy’s economic growth prospects.

More notable recent Allianz SE (BIT:ALV) news were published by: which released: “Allianz Q4 net profit down 22 percent on US tax hit, weak dollar” on February 16, 2018, also with their article: “Allianz Global Assistance Recognized For Outstanding Public Relations And …” published on March 07, 2018, published: “Allianz to buy remaining Euler Hermes shares” on February 23, 2018. More interesting news about Allianz SE (BIT:ALV) were released by: and their article: “Allianz X invests $30 million in fintech C2FO” published on February 27, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “Allianz Life earnings meet company expectations” with publication date: February 17, 2018.

Allianz SE, together with its subsidiaries, provides property-casualty and life/health insurance, and asset management services and products worldwide. The company has market cap of 83.75 billion EUR. The company's Property-Casualty Insurance segment offers various insurance products, including motor liability and own damage, accident, general liability, fire and property, legal expense, credit, and travel insurance products to private and corporate customers. It has a 12.53 P/E ratio. The Company’s Life/Health Insurance segment provides a range of life and health insurance products on individual and group basis, such as annuities, endowment and term insurance, and unit-linked and investment-oriented products, as well as private and supplemental health and long-term care insurance products.

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