The Ibex 35 approaches 11,400 points at the opening after rising 0.1%

MADRID, 16 May.

The Ibex 35 approaches 11,400 points at the opening after rising 0.1%


The Ibex 35 began this Thursday's session with a slight rise of 0.09%, which brought it to 11,372.9 points, in a day of transition for the markets as a result of the absence of macroeconomic references of depth and the lack of business results.

In the business field, the State Society of Industrial Participations (SEPI) has exceeded the threshold of 9% in the share capital of Telefónica and is thus approaching the mandate given to it by the Government to acquire up to 10% of the Spanish operator.

On the other hand, the Swiss group J. Safra Sarasin (JSS), dedicated to private investment banking and asset management, announced this Thursday the launch of a public takeover bid (OPA) for Árima Real Estate to a price of 8.61 euros per share, which represents a premium of almost 38.9% over the price at which the SOCIMI's shares closed this Wednesday (6.20 euros per share).

In this context, the shares of Árima Real Estate soared almost 36% at the opening of the Stock Market this Thursday, until its shares were exchanged at a unit price of 8.42 euros, which led it to lead the market increases. continuous.

Under the macroeconomic umbrella, industrial production for the month of April will be announced in the United States this Thursday.

The week will end tomorrow with inflation data for the euro zone as a whole, as well as several indicators for China - housing prices, industrial production, retail sales and unemployment.

At the opening this Thursday, the values ​​that rose the most were Acciona (0.81%), CaixaBank (0.80%), Rovi (0.64%) and Mapfre, which advanced 0.60%, while in On the opposite side were Merlin Properties (-0.54%), Banco Sabadell (-0.53%) and ArcelorMittal (-0.50%).

The main European stock markets opened today's trading session with mixed trends. Frankfurt rose 0.01%, while London, Paris and Milan fell 0.19%, 0.15% and 0.02%, respectively.

The price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, rose 0.44% at the opening of the European markets, to 83.11 dollars, while Texas stood at 78.98 dollars. 0.45% more.

In the foreign exchange market, the price of the euro against the dollar remained at 1.0876 'greenbacks', while in the debt market the interest required on the 10-year Spanish bond fell to 3.179%.