MADRID, 21 Abr. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Ibex 35 deepened its negative evolution towards the middle of the session, falling 0.55% towards 12:00 hours and leading the selective to stand at 9,398.6 points, on a day in which more business results have been known.
Thus, the results of Línea Directa and Tubacex have been known. In addition, the vice president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Luis de Guindos, has expressed his confidence that inflation, both general and in the underlying rate, "will go down", but has warned that the institution cannot afford a rebound prices in a few months because this would damage the credibility of the central bank.
On its side, the PMI composite index, which measures the activity of the private sector in the euro zone, has accelerated to its best reading in the last 11 months.
The selective of the Spanish stock markets and markets was led by Logista towards the mid-session (2.86%), ahead of Grifols (1.07%), Red Eléctrica (1.03%), Iberdrola (0.89%) , Rovi (0.74%) and Endesa (0.70%).
On the contrary, the worst performance so far this day was recorded by ArcelorMittal (-2.36%), ahead of Bankinter (-2.33%), Acerinox (-2.05%), Meliá (-1 .86%) and Banco Santander (-1.73%).
Regarding the rest of the European markets, the German DAX fell 0.32% after the mid-session, while the CAC 40 dropped 0.02% and the Italian FTSE MIB fell 0.05%. In this way, the decrease observed by the Euro Stoxx 50 was 0.08%, while the British FTSE 100 advanced 0.23%.
In the raw materials market, the Brent Barrel stood at 81 dollars, 0.12% less, while the West Texas Intermediate reached 77.30 dollars, 0.09% less.
On the other hand, the yield of the Spanish bond with a maturity of 10 years in the secondary debt markets rose slightly to 3.496%, from 3.486% in which it closed on Thursday. Thus, the risk premium fell by three tenths, to 103.8 basis points.
In the foreign exchange market, the euro has remained practically stable against the dollar, reaching an exchange rate of 1.0963 dollars for each euro.