The Ibex deepens its fall in the mid-session, losing 0.41%, to 10,866 points

MADRID, 9 Abr.

The Ibex deepens its fall in the mid-session, losing 0.41%, to 10,866 points


The Ibex 35 deepened its fall in the mid-session of this Tuesday, until it registered a decrease of 0.41%, reaching a trading level of 10,866.40 points, in a day with few macroeconomic and business references.

CriteriaCaixa, the holding company of the La Caixa Banking Foundation, announced yesterday that it has reached a 5.007% stake in Telefónica's shareholding.

In the debt markets, the Public Treasury has placed 5,231.93 million euros in short-term debt this Tuesday, in the expected medium-high range, and has done so by offering lower returns for 6-month bills and for 12 month letters.

Thus, investors' attention remains focused on the United States inflation data, which will be published tomorrow, and on the meeting of the European Central Bank (ECB) on Thursday. In both, investors will look for clues about the level of monetary policy for the summer.

In this context, in the mid-session Cellnex was the value that led the selective (2.42%), ahead of Colonial (2.33%), Endesa (1.88%), Merlin (1.80%), Acciona (1.37%) and Enagás (1.27%).

On the opposite side were Indra (-3.11%), Banco Sabadell (-2.36%), Rovi (-2.18%), Inditex (-1.38%), Logista (-1.33% ), Ferrovial (-1.20%) and Meliá (-1.09%).

Regarding the rest of the main European stock markets, only London evolved upwards (0.10%). Paris fell 0.60%; Frankfurt, 0.69%; and Milan, 0.92%.

A barrel of Brent reached $90.72, up 0.39%, while West Texas Intermediate (WTI) stood at $86.74, up 0.36%.

The yield on the Spanish bond with a 10-year maturity stood at 3.207% in the mid-session, compared to 3.252% on Monday. In this way, the risk premium against German debt fell by half a point, to 81.2 basis points.

In the foreign exchange market, the euro appreciated 0.10% against the dollar, until trading at an exchange rate of 1.0869 'greenbacks' for each unit of the community currency.