MADRID, 31 Ago. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Ibex 35 has started the session this Thursday with an advance of 0.20%, which has taken the selective up to 9,569 points, after closing yesterday with a fall of 0.31% and thus ending a six-day bullish streak consecutive.
Investors are expecting another barrage of macroeconomic data today, starting with inflation in the euro area and in Italy, France and Portugal and continuing with unemployment in Germany, which has just announced a 32 billion euro fiscal stimulus plan.
This Thursday, the requests for unemployment benefits from the United States and the minutes of the last monetary policy meeting of the European Central Bank (ECB) will also be announced. In addition, the vice president of the organization, Luis de Guindos, will speak today in Santander, although he will do so after the closure of the European markets.
After the positive close of Wall Street yesterday and the Asian stock markets in a mixed sign, the main European markets woke up either flat or with slight gains. Frankfurt woke up with an advance of 0.19%, while Paris did not reach the tenth. For their part, London and Milan showed hardly any movement.
In the early stages of the session on Thursday, the largest rise in the Ibex 35 was recorded by Telefónica (0.76%), after announcing yesterday, after the market closed, that its Dutch subsidiary, Telefónica Europe, had successfully closed the price and the terms and conditions of an issue of subordinated perpetual debentures for a nominal amount of 750 million euros.
After Telefónica, the advances of ACS and Naturgy (0.37% in both cases) also stood out; Sabadell (0.18%) and Amadeus (0.10%), while on the decrease side, Meliá and CaixaBank (-0.65%), Grifols (-0.56%), IAG ( -0.32%) and Ferrovial (-0.27%).
At the opening of the stock market, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, fell 0.1%, to 85.14 dollars, while Texas stood at 81.56 dollars, a 0.1% less.
In the currency market, the value of the euro against the dollar fell to 1.0903 'green bills', while in the debt market the interest demanded on the 10-year Spanish bond relaxed to 3.542%.