MADRID, 1 Feb. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Ibex 35 traded with an advance of 0.8% in the mid-session, which brought it to stand at 9,106 integers, awaiting the decision of the United States Federal Reserve (Fed) on monetary policy and in a The day was once again marked by business results, including BBVA, which led the increases.
After the Fed, this Thursday the European Central Bank (ECB) and the Bank of England will meet. The market expects the Fed to approve a new rate hike, predictably 25 basis points, while the ECB is betting on another 50 basis point hike.
For its part, BBVA registered a net profit of 6,420 million euros in 2022, which represents an increase of 38% compared to a year earlier (39% without the effect of currencies), the highest to date, according to reported this Wednesday the entity, which has highlighted that it has achieved "very solid" results despite the environment of uncertainty generated by the war in Ukraine and its impact on the global economy.
With this result, it will dedicate more than 3,000 million euros of these results (47% of the reported attributable profit) to shareholder remuneration.
Thus, BBVA led the increases, with an increase of 3.47%, followed by Fluidra (2.72%), Santander (2.50%), Sabadell (2.50), Grifols (2.00%) and Unicaja Banco (0.98%). On the other hand, there were Acciona Energía (-1.65%), Naturgy (-0.88
The rest of the European stock markets traded with a mixed sign, with a slight rise of 0.03% in London and 0.41% in Milan, while Paris and Frankfurt fell 0.11%.
Likewise, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, stood at a price of 85.21 dollars, with a decrease of 0.29%, while Texas stood at 78.84 dollars. , with a fall of 0.04%.
Finally, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.08791 'greenbacks', while the Spanish risk premium stood at 99 basis points, with the interest required on the ten-year bond at 3.264%.