Milan bourse closes 1.26% up (2)

(ANSA) - Milan, May 19 - The Milan bourse closed 1.26% up Friday with the bellwether FTSE-MIB index rising to 21,567 points as banking stocks recovered from the latest Russiagate revelations. London closed 0.4% up, Paris 0.66% up and Frankfurt 0.39% up.