MADRID, 17 Ago. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Ibex 35 has started the session this Thursday with a decrease of 0.4%, which has taken the selective up to 9,311 points, after yesterday, after the market closed, the minutes of the last meeting of the Federal Reserve (Fed), in which the members of the Monetary Policy Committee warn of upward risks for inflation and rule out the entry into recession of the US economy at the end of this year.
After finishing practically flat yesterday, the Ibex 35 began the day in negative, even momentarily losing 9,300 points, following in the wake of the Japanese Nikkei, which today closed with losses of 0.6%, and Wall Street, which also ended yesterday with declines.
The markets have woken up with bad data from Japan and are waiting to see new macro references this Thursday, such as the trade balance of Spain and the euro area and new requests for unemployment benefits in the United States.
Like the Ibex 35, the main European stock markets have woken up today with losses. Paris, London and Milan also lost 0.4% at the opening, while Frankfurt lost 0.5%.
In the early stages of today's session, the biggest increases within the Ibex 35 were recorded by Grifols (0.5%), Unicaja Banco (0.39%), Sabadell (0.37%), Bankinter (0.33 %) and Santander (0.28%).
At the other extreme, the most pronounced falls were recorded by Cellnex (-1.1%); Amadeus and Acciona, which fell just over 1%, and Fluidra and ArcelorMittal, whose shares lost almost 1% in both cases.
At the opening of the stock market, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, rose by almost 0.5%, to $83.82, while Texas stood at $79.66 , 0.3% more.
In the currency market, the price of the euro against the dollar advanced to 1.0882 'green bills', while in the debt market the interest demanded on the 10-year Spanish bond climbed to 3.747%.