Slow start for European markets: Milan is positive, Ftse Mib index nears 29,000 points, +0.15%. Frankfurt edged slightly lower after data on the economic slowdown were released yesterday. Chinese stock markets are booming after the Beijing government sponsored measures to boost the economy, including stimulus to domestic consumption. Hong Kong fell more than 4%. an economic policy with oil and gas on the rise, $83 per barrel and €30 per MWh respectively. Initially, the 10-year BTP yield rose to 4.07%.