The Ibex maintains a fall of 0.2% at midday awaiting the United States GDP

MADRID, 21 Dic.

The Ibex maintains a fall of 0.2% at midday awaiting the United States GDP


The Ibex 35 maintained a correction of 0.26% at noon this Thursday, reaching 10,074.4 points, on a day in which the new data on the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the United States for the third quarter will be known. , in addition to the weekly unemployment requests in that country.

The Spanish selective has started the session with some volatility but with a tendency to remain in losses after Wall Street closed the day before with falls of more than 1% (the S

For his part, the vice president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Luis de Guindos, has highlighted the slowdown in the inflation rate of the euro zone, as reflected by the latest "positive" data, although these are not enough to change the course. of monetary policy, so "it is premature to talk about a rate cut."

In Spain it has been published that the home mortgage firm fell 22.3% in the tenth month of the year and the average interest shot up to 3.32%, its highest figure since December 2015, according to data released by the National Institute of Statistics (INE).

Under the business umbrella, Bankinter's board of directors agreed yesterday - with the market already closed - to propose the appointment of Gloria Ortiz as the new CEO, replacing Maria Dolores Dancausa, who becomes non-executive president, according to the information sent. by the entity after the closing of the Ibex 35.

Given this situation, in the middle section of the negotiation, the biggest falls were recorded by Grifols (-1.55%), ArcelorMittal (-1.26%), Mélia Hotels (-1.13%) and Colonial (-1 .06%), while on the opposite side were Solaria (1.14%), Bankinter (1.1%), Banco Sabadell (0.8%) and Caixabank (0.75%).

The main European stock markets also recorded corrections around half a point at midday this Thursday: London was down 0.46%; Paris 0.5%; Milan 0.53% and Frankfurt 0.6%.

At the same time, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, fell by 0.28%, to $79.49, while Texas stood at $74.03, down 0.28%. .26% less.

In the currency market, the price of the euro rose by 0.2% against the dollar, to 1.0964 'greenbacks', while the yield on the long-term Spanish bond rose slightly to 2.908%, with the risk premium (the differential with the German bond) at 93 points.