MADRID, 14 Ago. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Ibex 35 has started the session this Monday with a slight decrease, of 0.1%, which has taken the selective up to 9,422 points, in a day without major macroeconomic references, waiting for several to be known in the coming days. statistics in Europe and the United States that could affect investor decisions.
Specifically, this week the inflation data for the euro area will be published, which points to being key to knowing the next steps of the European Central Bank (ECB) in its decisions on interest rates.
In the United States, construction permits and the minutes of the last meeting of the Federal Reserve (Fed) will be announced on Wednesday, while on Tuesday it will be the turn of retail sales.
At the business level, with the season of business results giving its last throes, the presentation of results from companies such as Home Depot or Walmart will stand out.
After the hurricane that led to the extraordinary tax on banks announced by the Italian government last week, the Madrid selective and the rest of the main European markets woke up this Monday flat (Frankfurt and Milan) or with slight falls, barely 0, 1%, in the case of London and Paris.
In the early stages of today's session, the biggest increases within the Ibex 35 were recorded by Unicaja Banco (0.69%), Inditex (0.62%), Telefónica (0.51%), Grifols (0.50 %) and Acerinox (0.38%).
At the other extreme, the most pronounced falls were recorded by Repsol (-1.65%), Solaria (-1.3%), ACS (-0.58%), Cellnex (-0.50%) and Colonial ( -0.45%).
At the opening of the stock market, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, fell almost 1.4%, to 82.03 dollars, while Texas stood at 85.68 dollars. 1.3% less.
In the currency market, the value of the euro against the dollar fell to 1.0932 'greenbacks', while in the debt market the interest required on the 10-year Spanish bond rose to 3.640%.