The Ibex 35 closes the session with a rise of 0.78% and halfway to 9,300

MADRID, 5 Abr.

The Ibex 35 closes the session with a rise of 0.78% and halfway to 9,300


The Ibex 35 has closed the session located at 9,254.6 points, which represents an increase of 0.78% compared to Tuesday's close, on a day marked by the private activity data of the PMI index and by the shareholders' meeting of UBS, the bank that bought the collapsed Credit Suisse.

Specifically, the expansion of activity in the Spanish private sector accelerated for the third consecutive month in March, reaching its best reading since November 2021. In the euro area as a whole, growth in private sector activity accelerated in March to maximums of ten months.

Likewise, the session was also marked by Iberdrola's announcement yesterday at the close of the market that it had reached an agreement to sell a large part of its business in Mexico to the country's government for 6,000 million dollars (5,478 million euros).

At the close of the session this Wednesday, Cellnex has led the selective of the Spanish stock markets and markets, with an increase of 3.39%, ahead of Acciona (2.78%), Iberdrola (2.45%), Telefónica (2.23%), Naturgy (1.86%) and Rovi (1.68%).

On the opposite side was Colonial (-3.10%), which registered the largest drop in the Ibex 35. It was followed by Meliá (-2.64%), Fluidra (-2.64%), Banco Sabadell (-2 44%), Merlin (-2.01%) and ArcelorMittal (-1.72%).

Regarding the rest of the European markets, the German DAX has fallen by 0.53%, while the French CAC 40 has fallen by 0.39% and the Italian FTSE MIB has contracted by 0.59%. The Euro Stoxx 50 has fallen 0.39%, while the British FTSE 100 has rebounded 0.37%.

The barrel of Brent experienced a decrease this Wednesday of 0.07% at the close of the trading session, up to 84.89 dollars, while the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) stood at 80.43 dollars, 0.38% less.

For its part, the yield of the Spanish bond with a maturity of 10 years in the secondary debt markets has fallen to 3.209%, compared to 3.280% on Tuesday. Thus, the risk premium has stood at 102.7 basis points, compared to 103.1 on Tuesday.

In the foreign exchange market, the euro has depreciated by 0.33% against the dollar, although it has managed to maintain the level of 1.09 dollars for each euro, standing at 1.0918 'green bills'.