MADRID, 6 Jul. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Ibex 35 traded in the mid-session this Thursday with a fall of 1.04%, which brought the selective up to 9,390.4 points, affected by the harsh tone of the Federal Reserve (Fed) minutes released yesterday with the European market already closed.
Within the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) of the United States Federal Reserve (Fed) there were discrepancies on the decision to keep interest rates unchanged between 5% and 5.25%, as can be seen from the minutes of their last monetary policy meeting, held on June 13 and 14; however, almost all participants considered it appropriate or acceptable to keep the rate target range at the current level.
In Spain, the Public Treasury has placed 7,028.55 million euros in a medium- and long-term debt auction, in the expected medium-high range, and has done so remunerating investors with higher interest rates, even offering for 50-year obligations almost 4%, according to data published by the Bank of Spain.
Within the macroeconomic agenda, this Thursday it became known that retail sales in the euro area in May remained stable in the monthly rate, although they registered a 2.9% drop in the interannual rate (compared to the same month of the previous year ).
In the mid-session this Thursday, the biggest increases within the Ibex 35 were recorded by Indra (1.88%) and Acciona (0.67%), while the steepest declines were recorded by Grifols (-2.32% ), Inditex (-2.3%), Merlin Properties (-2.16%) and IAG (-2.08%).
The main European markets also fell back this Thursday in the middle section of the negotiation: Milan subtracted 1.07%; Frankfurt 1.1%; London 1.35% and Paris 1.75%.
At the same time, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, rose 0.13%, to 76.75 dollars, while Texas stood at 71.97 dollars, 0. 25% more.
In the foreign exchange market, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.0887 'green bills', while the Spanish risk premium was around 106 basis points, with the interest required on the 10-year bond in the 3.59%.