The Ibex closes with a rise of 0.56%, exceeding 8,600 points

MADRID, 5 Ene.

The Ibex closes with a rise of 0.56%, exceeding 8,600 points


The Ibex 35 has closed this Thursday with an increase of 0.56%, compared to the losses it registered at the opening, ending the day located at 8,607.6 points.

The change in the Ibex occurred on a day marked by the data on the activity of the service sector in China, which contracted again in December for the fourth consecutive month, although it showed signs of improvement, according to the PMI index. .

For its part, Eurostat has reported that the prices of industrial production in the euro zone registered a drop of 0.9% last November compared to the previous month, when they had fallen by 3%, while compared to the same month of 2021 they rose 27.1%.

The value of the selective with the best evolution in the day was Amadeus, with an increase of 5.46%, followed by Unicaja Banco (3.20%), ArcelorMittal (2.90%), IAG (2.83%) and Melia (2.79%).

On the other hand, more than half of the selective registered falls this Thursday, the main one being Red Eléctrica (-3.94%), ahead of Enagás (-2.76%), Rovi (-2%) , Grifols (-1.91%) and Sacyr (-1.85%).

The Ibex 35 has also been the only index among the main markets of the European Union that has closed on Thursday in 'green'. The German DAX is down 0.38%, while the French CAC40 is down 0.22% and the Italian FTSE MIB is down 0.11%. On its side, the Euro Stoxx 50 has yielded 0.36%, while the British FTSE 100 has advanced 0.64%.

With regard to raw materials, a barrel of Brent has appreciated by 1.37%, up to 78.91 dollars, while West Texas Intermediate has reached 74.06 dollars, 1.67% more.

In the foreign exchange market, the euro has lost strength against the dollar since the mid-session, trading at an intraday minimum of 1.0517 dollars for each euro, from the 1.0617 it had registered. For its part, the Spanish risk premium has rebounded at the close of the market to 105.8 basis points, above the 104 integers on Wednesday, with profitability at 3.354%.