The Ibex closes almost flat and remains at the gates of 9,300 points

MADRID, 26 Abr.

The Ibex closes almost flat and remains at the gates of 9,300 points


The Ibex 35 has closed the session this Wednesday at 9,293.7 points, which represents a slight rise of 0.04%, in a day with an upward trend, since the selective had started the session falling almost 0.4 %.

Investors have been attentive this Wednesday to the new turbulence experienced by First Republic Bank, which already in March needed a liquidity rescue from the US banking sector.

In fact, the shares of First Republic Bank fell more than 36% in the session on Wednesday, after the regional bank's share price sank 49.37% yesterday due to uncertainty about the future viability of the bank, which in the first quarter of 2023 suffered a massive flight of deposits.

In addition, during the session the results of the first quarter of large listed Spanish companies such as Redeia (Red Eléctrica), Aena, Metrovacesa, Iberdrola or Ebro Foods were known.

Among the values ​​that have risen the most are Telefónica (2.42%), Colonial (1.71%), ArcelorMittal (1.46%), Logista (1.06%) and Repsol (0.96%).

On the other hand, Mapfre has dropped 2.07% this Wednesday, ahead of Solaria (-1.55%), Aena (-1.40%), Meliá (-1.37%) and Grifols (-1 .29%).

In this way, the Ibex 35 has stood out as the only index of the main European stock markets that has closed the session in 'green'. The German DAX has fallen 0.48%; the French CAC 40, 0.86%; the Italian FTSE MIB, 0.54%; the Euro Stoxx 50, 0.69%; and the British FTSE 100, 0.49%.

Brent barrels fell 0.16% at the close of the trading session to $80.63, while West Texas Intermediate advanced 0.12% to $77.16.

The yield of the Spanish bond with a maturity of 10 years in the secondary debt markets has been located at 3.445%, above the 3.428% at the close of Tuesday. Thus, the risk premium against German bonds has advanced by four tenths, to 104.8 basis points.

The euro has appreciated by 0.70% against the dollar, for which reason it has recovered the level of 1.1 dollars per euro and has stood at 1.1049 'green tickets'.