MADRID, 17 Ago. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Ibex 35 traded in the mid-session with a fall of 0.1%, which meant moderating the decrease of 0.4% that it registered at the opening, in such a way that it stood at 9,337.1 integers, after Yesterday, after the market closed, the minutes of the last meeting of the United States Federal Reserve (Fed) were known, in which the members of the Monetary Policy Committee warned of upward risks for inflation and ruled out the entry into recession in the US economy later this year.
Among today's references, it should be noted that the Bank of Norway (Norges Bank) has decided to raise interest rates by 25 basis points, until placing the reference rate at 4%, adding that it expects to undertake another increase of a quarter of point at the meeting next September.
In Spain, it has been known that the trade deficit stood at 16,420.4 million euros in the first six months of the year, which represents a reduction of 48.6% compared to the same period of the previous year. This reduction is due to an increase in Spanish exports of 4.7% year-on-year in the same period, reaching 199,951.2 million euros, a new all-time high, while imports fell by 2.9%, to 216,371.6 million euros.
In addition, the debt of all public administrations in Spain reached 1.568 trillion euros in June, a new all-time high, after growing by more than 1.7% in the monthly rate.
Thus, the biggest increases within the Ibex 35 were recorded by Grifols (1.52%), Bankinter (1.31%), CaixaBank (1.22%), Rovi (1.00%), Unicaja Banco (0.98 %), Banco Sabadell (0.78%) and BBVA (0.76%).
At the other extreme, the most pronounced falls were recorded by Cellnex (-1.79%), Aena (-1.62%), Acciona (-1.17%), ArcelorMittal (-1.17%), Amadeus ( -1.04%), Acciona Energy (-0.84%), Acerinox (-0.76%) and Sacyr (-0.76%).
Like the Ibex 35, the main European stock markets traded with losses. Milan fell 0.26%, followed by London (-0.17%), Paris (-0.11%) and Frankfurt (-0.04%).
In the mid-session, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, appreciated 0.73%, up to 84.06 dollars, while Texas stood at 79.94 dollars, a 0 .71% more.
In the currency market, the price of the euro against the dollar advanced to 1.0880 'green tickets', while in the debt market the interest demanded on the 10-year Spanish bond fell to 3.736% and the premium risk was at 105 points.