The Ibex 35 advances 0.5% at the close of the session after knowing the new CPI data in the US

MADRID, 14 Feb.

The Ibex 35 advances 0.5% at the close of the session after knowing the new CPI data in the US


The Ibex 35 has closed with a revaluation of 0.57%, which has led it to stand at 9,263.2 integers on a day marked by the publication of the CPI data in the United States corresponding to the month of January.

In the first month of the year, inflation in the American country stood at 6.4% in year-on-year terms, which represents a decrease of one tenth compared to the data for December, thus chaining seven months of moderation and registering the smallest increase prices since October 2021. In addition, core inflation, which is the result of excluding food and energy prices from the calculation, stood at 5.6%, the lowest since December 2021.

In addition, this Tuesday it became known that growth in the euro area slowed down in the fourth quarter of 2022, standing at 0.1%. Thus, according to Eurostat's second estimate of annual growth, GDP increased by 3.5% in the euro area and 3.6% in the EU in 2022.

On the other hand, the Government of Japan has proposed Kazuo Ueda, economist and former director of the Bank of Japan, as a candidate to become the next governor of the Japanese central bank, thus succeeding Haruhiko Kuroda, who has led the policy currency of the country since 2013.

Back on the Ibex, Telefónica was the most bullish value, with a revaluation of 3.56%, encouraged by the acquisition of a 4.92% stake in Vodafone by Liberty Global, its partner in Virgin Media O2 in the United Kingdom. United.

Behind were ArcelorMittal (2.58%), Acerinox (2.01%), Rovi (1.79%), IAG (1.74%), Cellnex (1.50%), Meliá (1.50 %) and Grifols (1.46%). In 'red', the falls of Acciona Energía (-1.38%), Mapfre (-1.26%), Sacyr (-1.14%), Solaria (-0.97%), Fluidra (-0 .67%) and CaixaBank (-0.65%).

The rest of the European selectives have also closed with increases that in the case of Milan have been 0.22%, in London, 0.08%, and in Paris, 0.07%. Only Frankfurt has closed with a fall of 0.11%.

Likewise, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, was trading at 85.14 dollars, with a decrease of 1.60%, while Texas stood at 78.73 dollars, with a near decline. at 1.75%.

In the currency market, the euro was trading at $1.0714, while in the debt market, the Spanish risk premium was around 93.8 basis points, with the interest required on the ten-year bond at 3.366%. .