The Ibex 35 rises 0.8% in the half session and stands above 8,200 integers

MADRID, 21 Dic.

The Ibex 35 rises 0.8% in the half session and stands above 8,200 integers


The Ibex 35 traded in the middle of the session with a rise of 0.85%, which brought it to stand at 8,254.9 integers, in a session with few references and in which the selectives are assimilating the latest movements of the banks central.

Renta 4 analysts highlight the fear that the cap imposed on the price of gas in Europe, of 180 euros, will cause supply problems and make it difficult to rebuild inventories as of March, "necessary for the winter of 2023-2024 and for the expected economic recovery.

It also points to the forecasts that the Bank of Spain released yesterday, which has slightly revised its GDP estimates for 2022, one tenth more, to 4.6%, but has lowered its forecasts for 2023 and 2024, until forecasting growth of 1.3% and 2.7% respectively due to a lower contribution from external demand. In addition, it expects inflation to remain above the 2% target beyond 2024.

In this context, the biggest increases were registered by Grifols (3.15%), Solaria (2.72%), Repsol (2.36%), Acciona Energía (1.53%), Iberdrola (1.48%) and Cellnex (1.30%). On the other hand, only Acciona (-0.46%), Banco Santander (-0.28%) and Fluidra (-0.14%) fell.

The rest of the European stock markets were trading higher, with increases of 0.54% in London, 0.95% in Paris, 0.68% in Frankfurt and 0.89% in Milan.

Likewise, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, stood at 80.86 dollars, with an increase of 1.09%, while Texas stood at 76.99 dollars, with a increase of 1.00%.

Finally, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.0614 'greenbacks', while the Spanish risk premium stood at 109 basis points, with the interest required on the ten-year bond at 3.359%.