The Ibex 35 remains on the edge of 11,000 points with its sights already set on the ECB

MADRID, 8 Abr.

The Ibex 35 remains on the edge of 11,000 points with its sights already set on the ECB


The Ibex 35 was trading almost flat towards the mid-session, with a fall of just 0.02%, reaching 10,913.6 points, in a week in which investors' attention is focused on the monetary policy meeting that will be held by the European Central Bank (ECB) this Thursday.

The week will also be marked by the publication on Wednesday of the United States inflation data which, together with last Friday's employment data, should give clues about the future decisions of the Federal Reserve (Fed).

Between Thursday and Friday, new data will also be released to take the temperature of the evolution of the Chinese economy: inflation, industrial prices, trade balance and 'stock' of new loans.

In the business field, the cosmetics firm Puig launched its IPO process this Monday with the intention of raising more than 2.5 billion euros through a newly issued public offering of shares (IPO) aimed at qualified investors and other offer to sell existing shares.

In this context, the Ibex was trading in 'red' towards the mid-session, especially due to BBVA, which fell 2.77% due to the ex-dividend effect. Only four other values ​​were trading negatively: Ferrovial (-0.28%), Aena (-0.23%), Repsol (-0.19%) and Inditex (-0.15%).

On the opposite side, Grifols (3.54%), Bankinter (1.58%), Solaria (1.41%), Unicaja (1.28%), Colonial (1.25%) and IAG (1.20%) stood out. ).

On the other hand, the rest of the main European stock markets were trading positively towards the mid-session. London advanced 0.11%; Paris, 0.57%; Frankfurt, 0.62%; and Milan, 0.59%.

In the raw materials market, a barrel of Brent was trading at $90.22, 1.04% less, while West Texas Intermediate (WTI) fell 1.06%, to $85.99.

For its part, the yield on the Spanish bond with a 10-year maturity stood at 3.266%, from the 3.234% recorded at the close of Friday. In this way, the risk premium against German debt reached 82.2 basis points, 1.3 points less.

In the foreign exchange market, the euro depreciated 0.07% against the dollar, until trading at an exchange rate of 1.0830 'greenbacks' for each unit of the community currency.