The Ibex 35 yields 0.2% in the half session of this Tuesday marked by the holiday in the United States

MADRID, 4 Jul.

The Ibex 35 yields 0.2% in the half session of this Tuesday marked by the holiday in the United States


The Ibex 35 lost 0.2% in the half session, which brought it to stand at 9,620.8 integers on a day in which the Wall Street reference will be missing, since today is Independence Day in USA.

In addition, there are several securities of the Madrid selective that today have the 'ex-dividend' effect, that is to say that their shares are already listed without the right to receive the payment that they will make in the coming days. This is the case of Enagás (-5.60%), ACS (-5.32%), Repsol (-2.82%), Acciona (-2.04%) and Colonial (-2.03%). Stripping out this effect, Enagás rose 0.27%; Acciona, 0.88% and Colonial, 2.50%; while ACS fell 0.56% and Repsol, 0.34%.

Among the increases, Merlin (1.77%), Grifols (1.48%), Cellnex (1.38%) and Rovi (0.92%) also stood out, while CaixaBank (-1) was on the side of falls. .65%), Banco Santander (-1.16%), Indra (-0.78%) and ArcelorMittal (-0.72%).

Among today's references are the unemployment data in Spain, which show that the number of unemployed fell by 50,268 people in June compared to the previous month (-1.8%), which implies that the total number fell for the first time. time in 15 years of the 2.7 million unemployed. At the same time, Social Security affiliation gained an average of 54,541 contributors in June compared to the previous month, which brought the system to a new all-time high of 20,869,940 employed.

Likewise, the Public Treasury has placed 5,268.51 million euros today in six- and twelve-month bills, within the expected medium-high range, and has done so by offering higher yields in both cases and above 3.6%.

The improvement in the interest rates offered, in line with the latest interest rate increases by the European Central Bank (ECB), has maintained the investor appetite of the markets for Spanish securities, although the joint demand for both references has not doubled what was awarded, with requests for 8,128.87 million euros.

Likewise, it has been known today that German exports fell in May, mainly due to the cut with Russia and the United States.

As for the rest of the European stock markets, they also registered decreases of 0.20% in Frankfurt and 0.04% in Paris, while Milan remained flat and London advanced 0.20%.

On the other hand, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, rose 1.17%, to 75.52 dollars, while Texas stood at 70.63 dollars, 1.20 % more, after yesterday Saudi Arabia announced an extension until August of the voluntary cut of one million barrels per day of its crude production that it began to implement in July and leaves open the possibility of extending the adjustment.

In the foreign exchange market, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.0898 'green bills', while the Spanish risk premium was around 99 basis points, with the interest required on the 10-year bond in the 3.481%.