MADRID, 2 Mar. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Ibex 35 has resumed the level of 9,300 points towards the half session, thus recovering part of the ground lost at the opening, when it registered a fall of 0.6%, in a day marked by employment data in Spain.
Specifically, the selective of the Spanish stock markets and markets reached 9,317.8 points at 12:00 noon, which represents an almost imperceptible fall of 0.06% compared to the close of Wednesday.
This Thursday, the Ministry of Labor has reported that the number of unemployed registered in the offices of the public employment services rose by 2,618 people in February compared to the previous month, for which the total stood at 2.911 million people. This is the lowest figure for a month of February since 2008.
On the other hand, Social Security has reported that it gained an average of 88,918 contributors in the second month of the year compared to the previous month. Thus, the total number of contributors in average values stood at 20.17 million people. This is the highest figure in the historical series for a month of February.
Bankinter (1.36%), Red Eléctrica (1.33%), Merlin (0.86%), Colonial (0.85%) and Enagás (0. 81%).
On the contrary, Meliá (-1.90%), Amadeus (-1.45%), Cellnex (-1.29%), Fluidra (-1.03%) and Acciona Energías Renovables ( -0.84%).
In the rest of the European markets, the German DAX fell 0.36%, while the French CAC 40 fell 0.15% and the Italian FTSE MIB fell 0.09%. Thus, the Euro Stoxx 50 fell 0.14%, while the British FTSE 100 fell 0.14%.
The barrel of Brent registered an increase of 0.71%, reaching 84.91 dollars, while West Texas Intermediate reached 78.28 dollars, 0.76% more.
The yield of the 10-year Spanish bond in the secondary debt markets has experienced a slight rebound, reaching 3.672%, after closing on Wednesday at 3.667%. However, in the first hours of trading it has reached 3.736%. Thus, the risk premium has stood at 95.4 basis points, just two tenths below Wednesday's close, although during the opening it fell to 90 points.
In the foreign exchange market, the euro has depreciated by 0.42% against the dollar, so it has fallen to around 1.062 dollars for each euro.