The Ibex moderates towards the half session and loses 9,000 points

MADRID, 28 Mar.

The Ibex moderates towards the half session and loses 9,000 points


The Ibex 35 moderated its advance towards the half session with respect to the opening, losing the level of 9,000 points and standing at 8,950 integers, which represents an increase of 0.49% compared to Monday's close.

Investors' attention has been focused, in the Spanish case, on the Government's announcement that an agreement has been reached with the European Union to extend the Iberian exception until December 31.

Cellnex led the selective of the Spanish stock markets and markets towards the mid-session with a rise of 2.59%, ahead of Repsol (1.90%), IAG (1.72%), Acciona (1.31%), Naturgy (1.29%) and Aena (1.12%).

On the other hand, Merlin fell 1.68%, ahead of Rovi's -1.53%, Bankinter's -1.30% (affected by the ex-dividend period), Colonial's -1.24% and -1.22% of Solaria.

In the rest of the European markets, the German DAX rose 0.21%, while the French CAC40 rose 0.24% and the Italian FTSE MIB rose 0.33%. Thus, the Euro Stoxx 50 rose 0.21%, behind the 0.24% increase in the British FTSE 100.

The Brent barrel stood at 78.65 dollars, representing an increase of 0.68%, while the West Texas Intermediate rose 0.62%, up to 73.26 dollars per barrel.

On the other hand, the yield in the secondary markets of the Spanish bond with a maturity of 10 years has been located at 3.342%, compared to 3.263% in which it closed on Monday. Thus, the risk premium has stood at 103.8 basis points, barely two tenths above Monday.

In the foreign exchange market, the euro appreciated 0.28% against the dollar, so that it has achieved an exchange rate of 1.0828 dollars for each euro.