The Ibex 35 rises 0.1% in the mid-session and remains at 10,000 points

MADRID, 19 Dic.

The Ibex 35 rises 0.1% in the mid-session and remains at 10,000 points


The Ibex 35 was trading in the mid-session with an increase of 0.15%, which took it to 10,070.0 integers around 12:30 p.m., after knowing the final CPI data in the eurozone for November.

Specifically, the euro zone's annual inflation rate moderated in November to 2.4%, half a percentage point below the previous month's figure and its lowest reading since July 2021, as confirmed this Tuesday by the community office. statistics, Eurostat. Furthermore, the core inflation rate moderated to 3.6% from 4.2% previously.

Among the references, they also highlight that the Bank of Japan (BoJ) has decided to keep its extremely accommodative monetary policy unchanged at its last meeting in 2023, in which it has not offered clues about future increases in interest rates or the withdrawal of some of its measures.

Among the increases in the Ibex 35, Grifols stands out (1.95%), in a day in which it was announced that Víctor Grifols Roura has resigned from his position as a member of the board of directors after almost four decades of service, although he will continue being honorary president of the company.

After this company, the greatest advances in the Madrid selective were for Meliá (1.22%), Iberdrola (0.98%), Indra (0.93%), IAG (0.91%), Fluidra (0.85% ) and Merlin (0.66%). On the falls side, Naturgy (-0.81%), Telefónica (-0.78%), CaixaBank (-0.77%), Repsol (-0.77%) and Unicaja Banco (-0. 72%).

The main European stock markets were trading positively, with slight increases of 0.36% in Frankfurt, 0.03% in Milan and 0.02% in London. Only Paris fell 0.03%.

In the raw materials market, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, fell 0.09%, to 78.02 dollars, while Texas stood at 72.48 dollars, a 0.01% more.

Renta 4 analysts highlight the difficulties of transit in the Red Sea due to the recent attacks by the Yemeni Houthi militias on commercial ships that could generate "supply problems." In fact, the United States has launched operation 'Guardian of Prosperity' to guarantee transit through this area.

In the currency market, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.0938 'greenbacks', while the Spanish risk premium was around 92 basis points, with the interest required on the 10-year bond at 2.987%.