The Ibex accelerates towards the half session and exceeds 9,200 points

MADRID, 4 Abr.

The Ibex accelerates towards the half session and exceeds 9,200 points


The Ibex 35 has accelerated its upward pace towards the mid-session, so that after 12:00 noon it had stood at 9,233.2 points, which implies a rise of 0.83% compared to Monday's close.

This Tuesday it has been known that unemployment in Spain fell by 48,755 unemployed in the third month of the year, while Social Security affiliation achieved its best March in history, with 206,410 newly employed.

Likewise, attention also continues on oil, after the cut announced by OPEC and its allies, after which the price of crude oil registered a new rise and is now above the level of 80 dollars for both Brent references like West Texas Intermediate.

Specifically, the barrel of Brent observed a new rise of 0.78% this Tuesday, up to 85.59 dollars, while the West Texas Intermediate rose 0.86%, up to 81.11 dollars.

Towards the middle of the session, the best performance recorded was that of Fluidra (3.93%), ahead of BBVA (2.84%), IAG (2.30%), Rovi (2.07%), Cellnex (1.71%) and Bankinter (1.18%).

On the other hand, Repsol contracted 0.76%, ahead of the decreases in Solaria (-0.68%), Telefónica (-0.60%), Grifols (-0.29%), Red Eléctrica (- 0.12%) and Meliá (-0.08%).

Compared to the rest of the major European markets, the German DAX index advanced 0.85%, while the French CAC 40 advanced 0.56% and the Italian FTSE MIB, 0.39%. In this way, in the first hours of trading the Euro Stoxx 50 experienced a rise of 0.63%, while the British FTSE 100, 0.09%.

The yield of the 10-year Spanish bond in the secondary debt markets stood at 3.330% towards mid-session, above the 3.275% at the close of Monday. In this way, the risk premium observed a flat evolution at 102 basis points, despite the fact that in the first minutes of the session it fell to 100 points.

In the foreign exchange market, the euro appreciated 0.26% against the dollar, up to 1.0929 dollars for each euro. In this way, the community currency settled above the level of 1.09 dollars.