The spread between the BTP and the Bund at the start is down to 181 basis points with the yield on the Italian 10-year bond stable at 4.107%.
The stock exchanges of Asia and the Pacific run in the wake of the banks, after the rescue of Credit Suisse has allayed fears of instability in the sector and the US Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen, has reassured its solidity.
The market is now looking to the Fed. The US central bank today is awaiting one of the most important decisions of recent years, namely whether to continue its aggressive rate-raising campaign to stop the race of inflation or take a break in the face of tensions of the banking system.
In Tokyo, the Nikkei index closed with an increase of 1.93%, more cautious but, in any case, the Chinese squares increased: Shanghai rose by 0.31% while Shenzhen gained 0.60%.
Good pace with ongoing exchanges for Hong Kong (+1.7%).
Among others, Seoul closes the session at +1.2% and Sydney at +0.87%.