The Ibex accelerates towards the close and ends at the edge of 9,300 points

MADRID, 15 Feb.

The Ibex accelerates towards the close and ends at the edge of 9,300 points


The Ibex 35 has accelerated the slight positive evolution that it had registered in the first half of the stock market session this Wednesday, so that it closed the day with a rise of 0.34%, standing at 9,294.8 points.

In this way, the selective of the Spanish stock markets and markets has been at its highest since June 2021, after learning that the CPI in Spain rose two tenths in the interannual rate, up to 5.9%, thus standing one tenth above from the preliminary data advanced at the end of last month.

On the business side, the results season has continued, with Naturgy reporting a record net profit of 1,649 million euros in 2022, which represents an increase of 35.8% compared to the previous year.

The index has been led by ArcelorMittal (2.28%), ahead of Endesa (1.49%), Acciona (1.19%), Acerinox (1.09%), Iberdrola (1.07%) and Telefónica ( 1.07%).

Regarding the values ​​that have fallen the most, Merlin Properties (-1.14%), Banco Santander (-0.84%), Mapfre (-0.77%), Enagás (-0.65%), Solaria ( -0.64%) and Repsol (-0.55%).

Compared to the rest of the European stock markets, the German DAX advanced 0.82%, while the CAC 40 advanced 1.21% and the Italian FTSE MIB advanced 0.13%. In this way, the Euro Stoxx 50 has progressed by 0.97%, while the British FTSE 100 has increased by 0.55%, after touching 8,000 points occasionally and for the first time in its history.

Brent barrels fell 1.59% to $84.22, while West Texas Intermediate (WTI) fell 1.99% to $77.51.

For its part, the Spanish bond with a 10-year maturity has climbed this Wednesday in the secondary debt markets to mark a yield of 3.436%, compared to 3.365% on Tuesday. Thus, the risk premium has risen today by 3.5 points, to 96.3 basis points.

In the foreign exchange market, the euro has lost strength against the dollar, falling by 0.50% and once again losing the level of 1.07 dollars for each euro.