MADRID, 25 Jul. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Ibex 35 traded in the mid-session with a fall of 0.35%, which brought it to stand at 9,509.9 integers, pending business results and the publication of some macro data and waiting for the monetary policy meetings to be held this week by the Federal Reserve (Fed) and the European Central Bank (ECB).
Before the opening of the market, Applus has announced that it obtained a net profit of 26.4 million euros in the first half of the year, a figure 21.4% higher than that of the same period in 2022, when its profits were 21.8 million euros.
As a 'macro' reference, the confidence of German businessmen stands out, which registered its third consecutive monthly decline in July, as reflected in the index prepared by the Munich Institute for Economic Research (Ifo), which has stood at 87.3 points from 88.6 last month, its worst reading since November 2022.
In this context, the biggest increases within the Ibex 35 were recorded by ArcelorMittal (1.88%), Logista (1.29%), Sabadell (1.17%), Bankinter (0.97%), Acerinox (0.81%), Sacyr (0.72%) and Indra (0.72%). On the other hand, there were Acciona Energía (-1.52%), Inditex (-1.36%), Solaria (-1.31%), Enagás (-1.17%), Naturgy (-1.09%), Repsol (-1.08%) and Grifols (-0.90%).
Compared to the Ibex 35, the rest of the main European stock markets were trading on the rise, with a rise of 0.23% in Paris, 0.20% in London, 0.17% in Milan and 0.16% in Frankfurt.
At the opening of the stock market, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, fell 0.10%, to $82.66, while Texas stood at $78.68, 0.08% less.
In the currency market, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.1041 'green bills', while the Spanish risk premium was around 101 basis points, with the interest required on the 10-year bond at 3.454%.