The Ibex remains almost unchanged and above 9,900 points in the mid-session

MADRID, 9 Feb.

The Ibex remains almost unchanged and above 9,900 points in the mid-session


The Ibex once again remained almost unchanged in the mid-session this Friday, trading with an increase of 0.06%, up to 9,910.9 points, in a day without major macroeconomic references or from central banks.

The INE has reported that the number of new commercial companies shot up by 9.1% in 2023 compared to the previous year, reaching a total of 108,091 companies, its highest number since 2007, when more than 142,000 companies were formed.

On the other hand, it has been known that Germany's consumer price index (CPI) stood at 2.9% year-on-year in January, which represents eight tenths less than the figure of 3.7% recorded in December 2023. and the smallest year-on-year increase in prices since June 2021.

In the business field, the CNMV is keeping Talgo's trading suspended this Friday morning, waiting for the company to provide more information about the possible takeover bid (OPA) by a Hungarian group for 100% of the company. company.

Investors will not have the reference of the Chinese markets in the coming days. This Friday they closed for the Chinese New Year festivities and will remain that way throughout next week.

In this context, Fluidra was the main bullish value of the selective (2.42%), ahead of Grifols (1.88%), Bankinter (1.27%), Banco Santander (1.15%), Indra (0 .88%) and Repsol (0.84%).

On the opposite side were Acciona Energía (-2.94%), Colonial (-1.62%), Endesa (-1.60%), Acciona (-1.47%), Solaria (-1.43%) , Naturgy (-1.10%) and Unicaja (-1.07%).

Regarding the main European markets, London advanced by 0.10%, while Frankfurt advanced by 0.02% and Milan, by 0.22%. Paris fell 0.12%.

A barrel of Brent stood at around $81.55, 0.11% lower, while West Texas Intermediate stood at $76.27, 0.08% higher.

In the debt market, the yield on the Spanish bond with a 10-year maturity was 3.336%, compared to 3.280% that closed on Thursday. In this way, the risk premium against German debt was 98.3 basis points, which represents an increase of almost six integers.

In the foreign exchange market, the euro remained practically stable against the dollar, trading at an exchange rate of 1.0768 'greenbacks' for each unit of the community currency.