The Ibex 35 started this Wednesday’s session with a rise of 0.09%, which brought it to 10,985.63 points, in a day in which investors will be attentive to the statements of the president of the United States Federal Reserve (Fed), Jerome Powell.

Minutes after the stock market started, around 9:13 a.m., the Ibex 35 recovered the psychological level of 11,000 points after rising 0.30%.

In the business field, CaixaBank will pay its dividend of 0.39 euros per share today, which brings the total amount that it will distribute to its shareholders to 2,890 million euros.

Airtificial, for its part, has signed a new contract for around 4.8 million euros with the Turkish public company Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) for the technological design and manufacturing of two versions of flight control sticks.

Under the macroeconomic umbrella, Eurostat publishes its preliminary estimate of inflation in the eurozone in March, as well as its unemployment rate.

In the early stages of this session, the biggest increases within the Ibex 35 were recorded by Grifols (1.13%), BBVA (0.96%), Aena (0.86%), Banco Santander (0.71%). , Unicaja Banco (0.70%), Telefónica (0.64%), Inditex (0.61%) and Bankinter (0.60%), while the ‘red lanterns’ were Amadeus (-0.79%) , Cellnex (-0.79%), Merlin Properties (-0.67%), Naturgy (-0.59%), Meliá Hotels (-0.55%) and Indra (-0.50%).

The main European stock markets opened this Wednesday with mixed trends. Specifically, London lost 0.2%, while Milan, Frankfurt and Paris rose 0.29%, 0.2%, and 0.17%, respectively.

At the opening of the stock market, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, rose 0.25%, to 89.14 dollars, while that of Texas stood at 85.28 dollars , 0.15% more.

In the foreign exchange market, the price of the euro against the dollar advanced to 1.0769 ‘greenbacks’, while in the debt market the interest required on the 10-year Spanish bond climbed to 3.249%.