MADRID, 14 Ago. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Ibex 35 advanced 0.31% in the half session, reaching 9,463.6 points, in a day at half speed both because it was mid-August and because it was the day before a holiday, in the absence of large macro dating.
Investors thus began a week in which they will be awaiting some macroeconomic data from China (retail sales or industrial production), the Zew confidence index, GDP and inflation data from the euro zone and the minutes of the Last Fed meeting.
In this context, Unicaja Banco led the selective, advancing 2.67% at 12:10 p.m. Behind were ArcelorMittal (1.93%), Banco Sabadell (1.74%), Grifols (1.72%), BBVA (1.50%) and Rovi (1.18%).
On the other hand, Repsol was left with 1.13%; Fluidra, 0.75%; Cellnex, 0.56%; Acciona Energías Renovables, 0.51%; and Meliá, 0.47%.
With respect to the rest of the big European squares, Frankfurt advanced 0.61%; Paris, 0.37%; Milan, 0.72%; and London fell 0.18%.
In the commodity market, a barrel of Brent fell 0.28% towards the mid-session, to $86.57; while the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) stood at $82.95, 0.29% less.
In the debt market, the yield on the Spanish bond with a maturity of 10 years stood at 3.617%, below the 3.635% at the end of Friday. In this way, the risk premium against German bonds fell by half a point, to 100.7 basis points.
Towards mid-session, the euro was trading flat against the dollar, so it was trading at an exchange rate of $1.0948 per euro.