The Ibex 35 advances 0.5% in the half session and remains above 9,600 integers

MADRID, 3 Jul.

The Ibex 35 advances 0.5% in the half session and remains above 9,600 integers


The Ibex 35 traded in the mid-session with an advance of 0.49%, which brought it to stand at 9,639.6 integers, after having closed the month of June with a rise of 6%, the second highest after January ( 9.78%).

Specifically, the increase in June has returned to the national selective the good tone with which it began the year and which was only interrupted in March by the turbulence generated in the markets by the bankruptcy of US financial institutions and the takeover in Switzerland of Credit Suisse by UBS.

The attention of investors has focused this Monday on the publication of macroeconomic data, such as the PMI manufacturing indicators, which in the case of Spain show a deterioration in June for the third consecutive month. In this way, it has fallen to its lowest level so far this year, since it has fallen to 48 points from the 48.4 of the previous month.

As for the euro area, the deterioration in manufacturing activity accelerated in June, when it dropped to 43.4 points from 44.8 the previous month, which implies the worst reading of the data in 37 months.

Throughout this week, the minutes of the last monetary policy meeting will be released, which, together with the statements by central bankers on the outlook for economic rates and growth, could alter the course of the stock markets pending the start of the results season. business.

In this context, most of the Ibex 35 values ​​were in positive territory, highlighting the rises of Banco Sabadell (2.75%), Telefónica (2.18%), Repsol (2.10%), Bankinter (1, 92%), BBVA (1.62%) and Banco Santander (1.52%).

Behind were Rovi (-2.50%) and Fluidra (-1.63%), although they were affected by the 'ex-dividend' effect, since their titles highlight the payments that they will make soon to their shareholders. Excluding this effect, Rovi rose 0.54% in the half session, and Fluidra, 0.34%.

Thus, the biggest decliners were recorded by Amadeus (-1.52%), Acciona Energia (-1.50%), Enagas (-1.36%), Acciona (-1.16%) and Inditex (-1.16%). 04%).

The main European markets were also trading with a positive sign: 1.05% for Milan, 0.24% for London, 0.06% for Paris and 0.05% for Frankfurt.

In the raw materials market, the price of a barrel of Brent rose 0.86%, to 76.06 dollars, while the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) increased to 71.29 dollars, 0.92% further.

In the debt market, the yield on the Spanish bond with a 10-year maturity stood at 3.378%, with the risk premium reaching 98 basis points, while in the currency market the euro was trading at $1.0882 .