MADRID, 9 Mar. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Ibex 35 has started the session this Thursday with a drop of 0.18%, but the Madrid selective maintains the level of 9,400 points after closing yesterday at 9,466.1 integers.
Specifically, the Madrid selective began the session at 9,448.66 points, in a day in which investors will be awaiting the macro references that will be announced this Thursday on the requests for unemployment benefits in the United States, while that they will also continue to monitor the markets after the last appearance by the president of the United States Federal Reserve (Fed), Jerome Powell, who assured yesterday that the US central bank has not yet made any decision on raising interest rates in the meeting that will hold within two weeks.
In the early stages of the session this Thursday, the biggest increases in the Ibex 35 were recorded by Iberdrola (0.19%), Naturgy (0.06%) and Indra (0.04%), while on the opposite side Meliá Hotels (-1.31%), Cellnex (-1.1%) and Sacyr (-0.96%) were located.
The rest of the European stock markets also opened with falls: London lost 0.33%, Frankfurt 0.1%, while Paris lost 0.14%. The selective of Milan, for its part, rose almost 1%.
Likewise, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, stood at 82.45 dollars, with a decrease of 0.27%, while Texas was trading at 76.45 dollars, 0. 27% less.
In the foreign exchange market, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.0554 'green bills', while the Spanish risk premium stood at 102.1 basis points, with the interest required on the ten-year bond at 3.707%.