The Ibex 35 moderates its advance to 0.3% at the close of the session, but remains at 8,100 integers

MADRID, 19 Dic.

The Ibex 35 moderates its advance to 0.3% at the close of the session, but remains at 8,100 integers


The Ibex 35 has moderated its advance of the day at the close, with a rise of 0.3%, but it has remained above the level of 8,169.8 integers, in a week in which investors will be awaiting the rate decision of the Bank of Japan (BoJ) and US housing and mortgage market publications.

To this is added the final revision of the GDP for the third quarter of the United States, which will be published this Thursday.

This Monday it has been known that the confidence of German businessmen has improved in December for the third consecutive month, as reflected in the index prepared by the Munich Institute for Economic Research (Ifo), which has stood at 88.6 points since the 86.4 last month, thus reaching its highest value since last August.

On the other hand, the Member States of the European Union have reached an agreement on Monday to apply a ceiling of 180 euros to the price of gas imports to the EU, as reported by the Czech Council Presidency, an agreement that has finally Germany supported it, but the Netherlands and Austria abstained, while Hungary opposed it.

It should also be noted that Siemens Energy has increased its total stake in Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to 92.72% after "successfully" concluding the acceptance period of the voluntary takeover bid (OPA) in cash, with a rate of acceptance of 77.88%. In this sense, the Ibex 35 Technical Advisory Committee already excluded Siemens Gamesa from the index last week and announced today that Unicaja Banco will replace it.

Thus, the largest increases have been recorded by Repsol (1.64%), Naturgy (1.55%), Telefónica (1.36%), Acciona Energía (1.25%) and Solaria (1.15%). On the other hand, Enagás (-3.65%), whose shares have discounted the dividend that will be paid on December 21, has closed in negative, followed by Grifols (-2.16%), Rovi (-1.83%) , Colonial (-0.67%) and Logista (-0.59%), which debuted today on the Ibex 35, replacing PharmaMar.

The rest of the European stock markets closed with increases of 0.40% for London, 0.32% in Paris and 0.36% in Frankfurt.

Likewise, a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, stood at a price of 80.20 dollars, with a rise of 1.49%, while Texas stood at 75.67 dollars, with an increase of 1.86%.

Finally, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.0623 'greenbacks', while the Spanish risk premium stood at 109 basis points, with the interest required on the ten-year bond at 3.278%.