MADRID, 17 Oct. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Ibex 35 started this Tuesday's session with a drop of 0.22%, which has allowed the selective to maintain the level of 9,200 points, until reaching 9,266.39 integers, in a day that will be marked again due to the conflict between Israel and the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas).
Investors will also be paying attention this Tuesday to the informal meeting of Ministers of Economy and Finance (Ecofin) of the European Union, in Luxembourg, where the vice president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Luis de Guindos, will also speak.
In Spain, the Public Treasury hopes to place between 1,500 million and 2,500 million euros today in an auction of three- and nine-month bills. It will be the first auction to be held after the First Vice President and Acting Minister of Economic Affairs, Nadia Calviño, announced that Spain will reduce the debt issuance planned for 2023 by 5 billion euros.
This week also begins the business results season in Spain, with the publication of Bankinter's third quarter accounts next Thursday.
In the early stages of this session, the biggest increases within the Ibex 35 were recorded by Acciona (0.44%), Redeia (0.40%), Ferrovial (0.27%) and Naturgy (0.26%), while on the opposite side the most prominent 'red lanterns' were Colonial (-0.74%), Acerinox (-0.71%) and Fluidra (-0.63%).
The main European stock markets also opened this Tuesday with a negative sign: 0.20% for Paris, 0.14% for Frankfurt, 0.08% for Milan and 0.06% for London.
At the opening of the stock market, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, stood at $89.75, 0.11% higher, while that of Texas fell 0.04% , up to $85.23.
In the currency market, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.0535 'greenbacks', while the Spanish risk premium was around 112.2 basis points, with the interest required on the 10-year bond at 3.922%.