Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft (MUV2) Is Yet to See Trading Action on Feb 18

February 18, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

Shares of Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft (BIT:MUV2) closed at 180 yesterday. Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft currently has a total float of 154.43M shares and on average sees 73 shares exchange hands each day. The stock now has a 52-week low of 167.3 and high of 198.1.

What Makes Up the Italian Economy

Italy is prominent worldwide for a lot of things, especially for its tourism industry. What most people don’t know is that Italy is also home to one of the world’s most successful economies backed by a rich history worth learning about and betting on. The history of Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft is deeply connected with this market.

It is not unknown to many that the European economy is one of the fastest-growing economies worldwide— thanks to its healthy trade and commerce environment brought about by the individual and collective successes of its nations such as Italy. Without countries like Italy, it is simply impossible for Europe to boast with firm stability and strong influence all over the world.

The Stock Exchange

Formed by Eugène Beauharnais, Viceroy of Napoleonic Kingdom of Italy, in February 1808 to serve as the main stock exchange in Italy, the Borsa Italiana or Italia Borsa or Piazza Affari is one of the first stock exchanges in Europe. Based in Milan, it had been operated by the government until 1998.

Nearly a decade after the privatization of the Borsa Italiana, the London Stock Exchange Group had acquired it in 2007 in an all-stock deal. As a result, it had consolidated with the London Stock Exchange.

The pre-market trading on the Borsa Italiana opens at 8:00 a.m. and closes at 9:00 a.m. It is immediately followed by the regular trading, which opens at 9:00 a.m. and closes at 5:30 p.m. Lastly, the post-market trading opens at 6:00 p.m. and closes at 8:30 p.m. Needless to say, Italy is home to one of the world’s longest trading hours. This is in consideration of investors around the world with different time zones, providing them with convenient windows to trade on the Borsa Italiana.

With more than 340 stocks listed on the Borsa Italiana today, it has an overall market capitalization of nearly $650 billion. Stocks of Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft are listed inside Borsa Italiana.

The Index

The FTSE Milano Italia Borsa (MIB) is the benchmark Italian index that tracks the top 40 stocks listed on the Borsa Italiana. It had always been known as the S&P/MIB because the S&P oversaw its operation. However, in June 2009, the FTSE had taken over it.

The FTSE MIB accounts for about 80% of the overall market capitalization on the Borsa Italiana, which is why it plays an important role in the Italian economy. Its components are classified into various sectors such as Energy, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, among others.

In March 2000, the FTSE MIB had reached its all-time high of 50,108.56 points. This is also its best intraday high ever.

With the sudden increase in borrowing rates in Europe, the FTSE MIB had reached its all-time low of 12,362.50 in July 2012.

Investors are strongly urged to bet on the growing European economy today; and the best way to do so is to invest on competitive stocks listed on European stock exchanges such as the Borsa Italiana. Investors can pick companies like Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft right from the market. It goes without saying that investing in Italy will yield valuable returns in the long run.

More notable recent Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft (BIT:MUV2) news were published by: Ft.com which released: “Munich Re slides 5% after profits blown off-course by hurricanes” on February 06, 2018, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Starmind and Munich Re Empower the Corporation’s Most Valuable Asset: Employee …” published on February 12, 2018, Reuters.com published: “Munich Re plans job cuts at HQ, in US: CEO on intranet” on February 07, 2018. More interesting news about Münchener Rückversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft (BIT:MUV2) were released by: Insurancejournal.com and their article: “Munich Re to Offer Drone Services to Clients Through Partnership with Betterview” published on February 06, 2018 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “Munich Re Confirms That LexisNexis Risk Classifier Accurately Stratifies …” with publication date: February 15, 2018.

M??nchener R??ckversicherungs-Gesellschaft Aktiengesellschaft engages in the insurance and reinsurance businesses worldwide. The company has market cap of 27.80 billion EUR. It operates through Life and Health Reinsurance; Property-Casualty Reinsurance; ERGO Life and Health Germany; ERGO Property-Casualty Germany; and ERGO International divisions. It has a 83.29 P/E ratio. The firm offers non-life reinsurance products for capital markets, crop insurance systems, cyber risks, financial risks, natural catastrophes, natural hazard risks, retroactive, aerospace industry, and workers' compensation.

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