Italian airport traffic up strongly in January; TAV shares still falling
Airport traffic in Italy is showing encouraging signs, with most major airports in the country reporting significant growth during Jan-2011. Milan Malpensa passenger traffic rose 9.0%, while Venice Marco Polo Airport passenger traffic was up 9.2%. Florence Airport's numbers were up just 2.8%.
TAV Holdings shares continue to fall. The company's stock declined 3.4% yesterday, putting it down more than 15% over the past two weeks. TAV is exposed to the political turmoil in North Africa through its airport holdings in Tunisia.
Selected ABD daily share price movements (% change): 01-Mar-2011