The Ibex closes the session with an advance of almost 0.8% and is already close to 9,500 points

MADRID, 19 Abr.

The Ibex closes the session with an advance of almost 0.8% and is already close to 9,500 points


The Ibex 35 has closed the session this Wednesday with a 'sprint' in the last hours of negotiation that has led the selective of the Spanish stock markets and markets to reach 9,494.8 points, 0.77% more than at the close of the Tuesday.

Investors learned today that the interannual inflation rate in the United Kingdom stood at 10.1% last March, which represents a slowdown of three tenths compared to the previous month. On its side, the data for the euro area reached 6.9% in the third month of the year, 1.6 points less, although the core rose to a record of 5.7%.

On the other hand, the chief economist of the European Central Bank (ECB), Philip Lane, has been in favor of continuing to raise interest rates if the reference scenario managed by the institution persists, although he has stressed the importance of the next survey on bank loans and business financing conditions to assess the impact of financial turmoil.

In this context, Ferrovial has led the increases in the Ibex 35, with 1.99%. It was followed by Acciona Energías Renovables (1.59%), Iberdrola (1.56%), Logista (1.53%), Enagás (1.45%), Banco Sabadell (1.36%) and Bankinter (1, 36%).

On the other hand, only seven stocks closed the day in 'red': Colonial (-1.95%), ArcelorMittal (-1.74%), Merlin (-1.66%), Repsol (-1.20% ), Fluidra (-0.59%), Acerinox (-0.37%) and Rovi (-0.30%).

Regarding the rest of the European markets, the German DAX has advanced 0.08%, while the French CAC 40 has rebounded 0.21% and the Italian FTSE MIB, 0.15%. Despite the fact that all the main European indices have closed positively, the Euro Stoxx 50 has fallen 0.01%, while the British FTSE 100, 0.13%.

At the close of the trading session, the price of a barrel of Brent reached 83.4 dollars, 1.59% less, while that of West Texas Intermediate fell 1.77%, to 79.43 dollars.

The yield of the Spanish bond with a maturity of 10 years in the secondary debt markets closed this Wednesday at 3.543%, from 3.494% on Tuesday. Thus, the risk premium has reached 102.8 points, 1.1 points more.

On its side, the euro has depreciated 0.17% against the dollar, reaching 1.0954 dollars per euro.