The Ibex is close to 9,650 points after climbing 1.24% this Wednesday

MADRID, 20 Sep.

The Ibex is close to 9,650 points after climbing 1.24% this Wednesday


The Ibex 35 has increased by 1.24% in this Wednesday's session to close the day at 9,645.9 points, with all eyes already on the interest rate decision that the Federal Reserve will face in a few hours. of the United States.

Investors will also be watching the monetary policy meetings of the Bank of England and the Swiss National Bank on Thursday, as well as the Bank of Japan on Friday, in the coming days.

In the macroeconomic field and before the opening of the market it was known that the interannual inflation rate of the United Kingdom stood at 6.7% in August, one tenth less than in July, which represents the lowest level of inflation in the country from February 2022.

At the start of the trading day, it was revealed that home sales in Spain registered a decrease of 10.5% in July compared to the same month last year, to a total of 48,303 operations, its lowest figure this month since 2020, in a context of higher interest rates to contain inflation.

Likewise, it has been known that Germany's producer price index (PPI) fell by 12.6% in August in an interannual rate, although it has grown by 0.3% in a monthly rate, more than expected.

In this context, Banco Sabadell was the main bullish value, with an increase of 3.98%, ahead of Merlin (2.75%), IAG (2.65%), BBVA (2.46%), Aena ( 1.95%), Colonial (1.90%) and Amadeus (1.72%).

On the opposite side, only 7 of the 35 Ibex stocks have closed the day with a negative evolution: Rovi (-1.77%), Repsol (-0.77%), Ferrovial (-0.75%), Grifols (- -0.38%), Indra (-0.28%), Logista (-0.24%) and Mapfre (-0.10%).

Optimism has been common in the rest of the major European markets, with London closing the session with an increase of 0.93%; Paris, 0.67%; Frankfurt, 0.75%; and Milan, 1.64%.

The barrel of Brent fell 0.59% at the close of the European trading session, to $93.77, while West Texas Intermediate stood at $91, 0.22% less.

In the debt market, the yield on the Spanish bond with a 10-year maturity has stood at 3.75%, compared to the 3.80% at which it closed on Tuesday. In this way, the risk premium against German debt has fallen by 1.4 points, to 104.8 basis points.

In the foreign exchange market, the euro rose 0.42% against the dollar, reaching an exchange rate of 1.0724 dollars for each euro.