The Ibex 35 rises 0.3% in the mid-session thanks to banks

MADRID, 20 Dic.

The Ibex 35 rises 0.3% in the mid-session thanks to banks


The Ibex 35 appreciated 0.33% in the mid-session, which has led it to stand at 8,163.3 integers, driven by the selective banking sector and on a day in which the Bank of Japan (BoJ) , the only one of the big central banks that had not yet changed the position of its monetary policy, has surprised by expanding the fluctuation range for the 10-year bond, which has unleashed volatility in the stock markets and debt markets and foreign exchange.

Specifically, the institution chaired by Haruhiko Kuroda has decided to keep the country's interest rates unchanged at -0.1%, the same rate that it has been maintaining since January 2016, when it entered negative territory for the first time in its history.

As a 'macro' reference, the German industrial production price index was published today, which registered an annual rise of 28.2% in November, which represents the second consecutive slowdown in the rate of increase after the increase of 34 .5% in October and 45.8% in September, according to data published by Destatis, the country's federal statistical office.

In this context, banks are the stars of the biggest increases: the bullish value is Banco Sabadell (2.42%), followed by Banco Santander (2.32%), Bankinter (2.02%), CaixaBank (1.87%) and BBVA (1.67%). Solaria Energía is the 'red lantern' in the mid-session, with a fall of 3.19%, followed by IAG (-2.61%), Fluidra (-2.56%), Colonial (-2.29%) , Merlin (-1.98%) and Aena (-1.82%).

It is also worth noting the momentum of Unicaja Banco, which registered a rise of more than 6% after yesterday the Ibex Technical Advisory Committee announced its entry into the Madrid selective to replace Siemens Gamesa, which will be excluded after the success of the takeover bid launched by Siemens Energy on its subsidiary in Spain.

The rest of the European stock markets traded with falls of 0.06% in London, 0.47% in Paris, 0.27% in Frankfurt and 0.28% in Milan.

Likewise, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, stood at a price of 80.23 dollars, with a rise of 0.54%, while Texas stood at 76.19 dollars. , with a rise of 1.33%.

Finally, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.0628 'greenbacks', while the Spanish risk premium stood at 110 basis points, with the interest required on the ten-year bond at 3.364%.