The Ibex gives up 0.65% and defends 10,000 in the week in which doubts about Grifols have resurfaced

MADRID, 1 Mar.

The Ibex gives up 0.65% and defends 10,000 in the week in which doubts about Grifols have resurfaced


The Ibex 35 closed the week at 10,064.7 points, which represents a decrease of 0.65% compared to last Friday, in a week marked by the presentation of results from listed companies and by the new doubts that investors have had about Grifols, which presented its accounts without auditing.

Compared to Thursday, the selective of the Spanish stock markets and markets has advanced 0.63%, above the level of 10,000 points.

"Market sentiment remains positive, with major global stock markets at record highs driven by business results and economic resilience. Although the first rate cuts have been delayed, investors remain confident that inflation will stabilize in the objectives of the central banks in the middle of the year," explains XTB analyst, Joaquín Robles.

Grifols collapsed again this week in the markets after having held its meeting with analysts on the day of publication of its annual accounts, which have not yet been audited by KPMG. The audit intends to issue its report before March 8, 2024.

This same week, the president of the CNMV, Rodrigo Buenaventura, indicated that he had requested new clarifications from Grifols following the accusations made by the bearish fund Gotham, which is why his analysis of the information published by the Spanish listed company was going to be delayed for some time. weeks.

At the business level, this week Prosegur, Renta Corporación, Atresmedia, Tubacex, Fluidra, IAG, Dia, Deoleo, Sacyr, Técnicas Reunidas, Amper, Iberpapel, Ence, OHLA, CIE Automotive, Rovi, Naturgy, Acerinox, have published their accounts. San José, Acciona, Ezentis, FCC, Aena, Amadeus, eDreams, Endesa, Redeia, Metrovacesa, Indra, Elecnor, Viscofan, Talgo or AmRest, among others.

On the macro side, this Friday it was published that the inflation rate in the euro zone stood at 2.6% year-on-year in February, below the 2.8% in January. In Spain, the price increase was 2.8%, six tenths less.

In this context, Grifols has bounced 18.35% on the stock market today, leading the selective market. They have been followed by Amadeus (4.82%), Acciona Energía (3.61%), Banco Sabadell (3.55%), Acciona (3.19%) and Bankinter (2.22%).

On the opposite side, Acerinox has fallen 5.54%, ahead of Naturgy's 3.56%, Endesa's 2.73%, Colonial's 2.19%, ACS's 2.13% and ACS's 1. 08% of Iberdrola.

In the rest of the main European stock markets, the evolution has been positive this Friday. London has advanced 0.69%; Paris, 0.09%; Frankfurt, 0.32%; and Milan, 1.08%.

The barrel of Brent advanced 2.78% at the close of the European trading session, up to $84.20, while West Texas Intermediate (WTI) stood at $80.69, up 3.09%.

In the debt market, the yield on the Spanish bond maturing in 10 years has stood at 3.310%, from 3.289% the previous day. In this way, the risk premium against German debt has increased by 1.8 points, to 89.6 basis points.

In the currency market, the euro appreciated 0.22% against the dollar at the end of the European trading session, reaching 1.0830 'greenbacks' for each euro.