MADRID, 16 Oct. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Ibex 35 began this Monday's session, the first of the week, with a rise of 0.17%, which has led the selective to maintain the level of 9,200 points, reaching 9,248.24 points, in the midst of the escalation of the conflict between Israel and the Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas).
Investors' attention this week will focus on the new season of corporate results, as well as the eurozone trade balance, which will be announced this Monday.
The markets will also be attentive today to the appearance of the president of the Supervisory Board of the European Central Bank (ECB), Andrea Enria, in Brussels.
In the early stages of this session, the biggest increases within the Ibex 35 were recorded by ArcelorMittal (1.34%), Repsol (1.32%) and Naturgy (1.33%), while on the opposite side the ' The most notable red lanterns were Solaria (-1.64%), Iberdrola (-0.43%) and Ferrovial (-0.36%).
The main European stock markets also opened this Monday with a positive sign: 0.47% for Milan, 0.44% for Paris, 0.38% for London and 0.17% for Frankfurt.
At the opening of the stock market, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, was once again above 90 dollars, 0.41% less, while that of Texas fell by 0. 30%, to $86.09, both affected by the escalation of tensions in the Middle East following the open war between Hamas and Israel, as well as the situation in Iran, in addition to pressures related to the conflict in Ukraine and the cut of supplies from Russia and Saudi Arabia.
In the currency market, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.0534 'greenbacks', while the Spanish risk premium was around 114 basis points, with the interest required on the 10-year bond at 3.902%.