MILAN, 18 JUN – European stock exchanges worsen with falling Wall Street futures. The session was also affected by the expiry of numerous derivative contracts on international markets, with operators who will have to decide whether to renew them or whether to choose other paths. On the currency front, the euro against the dollar rose slightly to 1.1922 in London. The stoxx 600 area index fell 0.54%. In the red Madrid (-1.2%), London (-0.9%), Milan (-1%), Frankfurt (-0.7%) and Paris (-0.3%). The drop in the energy sector weighs on the lists (-2%), with the price of oil falling to $ 70.70 per barrel. Banks are also in the red (-1.4%), after the moves of the central banks. Tlc (-0.8%) and utilities (-0.4%) were down while luxury advanced (+ 0.5%). In Piazza Affari the banks worsened with Unicredit (-2.5%), Bper (-1.9%), Intesa (-1.7%) and Banco Bpm (-1%). Insurance is bad where Unipol slips (-2.2%). Sales on Tim (-2.2%) and Mediaset (-1.2%). In contrast to the list, the utilities: A2a (+ 1%), Hera and Snam (+ 0.1%). Prysmian rose moderately (+ 0.6%), with a 140 million euro order. Vola Tod’s (+ 10%), in line with other stocks in the European sector. (HANDLE).