MADRID, 20 Mar. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Ibex 35 has started the session this Monday with a fall of 0.6%, to 8,666.27, one day after announcing the purchase of Credit Suisse by its rival UBS in exchange for 3,000 million Swiss francs (about 3,037 millions of euros).
In the early stages of the session, it was the banks that led the falls. Thus, Banco Sabadell (-4.43%), Unicaja Banco (-3.54%), CaixaBank (-2.96%), Santander (-2.85%) and Bankinter (2.4%) were the values that more fell at first hour. BBVA fell 2.17%, in eighth place behind ArcelorMittal (-2.56%) and Repsol (-2.35%).
In contrast, only seven stocks woke up with increases in a list made up of Red Eléctrica (0.88%), Indra (0.67%), Iberdrola (0.34%), Enagás (0.26%), Acciona ( 0.25%), Endesa (0.16%) and Naturgy (0.11%).
The rest of the European stock markets also started the day downwards, with falls of 0.89% in Paris, 0.97% in Frankfurt, 1.09% in London and 1.64% in Milan.
At the opening of the stock market, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, fell 2.74% to $70.99, while Texas stood at $65.09, also 2.81% less.
In the currency market, the value of the euro against the dollar was placed at 1.0651 'green bills'. The interest on the ten-year Spanish bond stood at 4.1%.