The Ibex advances 0.28% towards the mid-session and reaches 9,336 points

MADRID, 14 Abr.

The Ibex advances 0.28% towards the mid-session and reaches 9,336 points


The Ibex 35 registered a rise of 0.28% towards mid-session, so that at 12:00 noon it was trading at 9,336.2 points, in a day loaded again with references for investors and after the hangover caused by the board of directors shareholders held yesterday by Ferrovial in which they decided to move to the Netherlands.

After learning about inflation in the United States and Germany this week, the markets learned today that the Spanish CPI eased to 3.3% in March, compared to 6% in the previous month. On the other hand, the data for France moderated six tenths in the third month of the year, to 5.7%.

In the United States, investors will continue to watch the spring meeting of the World Bank and the IMF in Washington until Sunday.

In fact, the First Vice President of the Government and Minister of Economic Affairs, Nadia Calviño, chairs the plenary session of the IMF Monetary and Financial Committee in Washington and offers a press conference together with the Director General of the IMF, Kristalina Georgieva.

In addition, the United States earnings season begins this Friday, with the publication of the first quarter accounts of JPMorgan, Citigroup, BlackRock, Wells Fargo and PNC Financial.

Around 12:00 noon, Acciona led the Spanish index, rising 2.03%, ahead of Merlin's 1.51%, Colonial's 1.46% and Banco Santander's 1.22%.

On the other side of the table, Endesa fell 1.33%, ahead of the decreases of -0.95% for Logista, -0.94% for ArcelorMittal, -0.86% for Grifols and - 0.78% of Indra.

In the rest of the European markets, the German DAX advanced 0.27%, while the French CAC 40 rose 0.22% and the Italian FTSE MIB, 0.39%. In this way, the Euro Stoxx 50 registered an increase of 0.22%, while that of the British FTSE 100 was 0.28%.

The barrel of Brent registered a price of 86.35 dollars after the mid-session, 0.30% more, while the West Texas Intermediate advanced by a similar percentage, up to 82.41 dollars.

The yield on the 10-year Spanish bond fell slightly compared to Thursday's close, standing at 3.403%. In this way, the risk premium compared to its German counterpart was 104.1 basis points, just four tenths below the previous day.

The euro has maintained its bullish streak against the dollar, appreciating 0.16% against the US currency. In this way, it traded at the mid-session at 1.1064 dollars for each euro, thus maintaining the maximum for a year.