The Ibex 35 wakes up with a fall of 0.2% and clings to 8,200 points, pending China

MADRID, 29 Dic.

The Ibex 35 wakes up with a fall of 0.2% and clings to 8,200 points, pending China


The Ibex 35 has started the session this Thursday with a fall of 0.2%, which has led the selective to stand at 8,234 integers at 9:01 a.m., in a week marked by the low volume of trading and the absence of macro data, to which is added the situation of the Covid-19 in China.

In fact, the United States has joined Italy and will ask passengers from China to take a negative Covid-19 test or an antigen test in the two days before flying due to the relaxation of restrictions and the increase in positive cases in the asian country

The measure will apply from January 5 both to passengers flying directly to the United States from China, Hong Kong or Macao and to passengers flying through links with third countries, including Seoul, Toronto and Vancouver.

The Xi Jinping Administration announced this week that as of January 8 it will reopen its borders and eliminate the need for quarantine in a new step in the relaxation of restrictions.

In this way, after closing yesterday with a slight decrease of 0.1%, the Madrid selective began the session clinging to the psychological level of 8,200 integers after the losses registered on Wall Street, with falls of more than 1%.

In the early stages of the session, the biggest falls were recorded by Caixabank (-1.29%), Santander (-0.89%), Repsol (-0.88%), Amadeus (-0.84%), Sabadell (-0.71%), IAG (-0.7%), Sacyr (-0.65%), Inditex (-0.54%) and Telefónica (-0.49%).

The rest of the European stock markets opened with falls of 0.3% for Frankfurt, 0.8% for London and 0.5% for Paris.

Likewise, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, stood at a price of 82 dollars, with a decrease of 1.55%, while Texas stood at 77 dollars, with a fall of 1.32%.

Lastly, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.0625 'greenbacks', while the Spanish risk premium stood at 104 basis points, with the interest required on the ten-year bond at 3.562%.