The Ibex rises 2.4% in the week and closes above 9,300 points

MADRID, 17 Feb.

The Ibex rises 2.4% in the week and closes above 9,300 points


The Ibex 35 has closed this Friday at 9,333 points, which represents an increase of 2.4% compared to the close of last week, after several days in which various business results have been known, such as those of Repsol or Naturgy .

Compared to Thursday, the selective of the Spanish stock markets and markets has managed to avoid the negative data this Friday, after trading a large part of the session in 'red'. Thus, it has achieved a very slight advance of 0.06% at the close.

On the day, the value that has behaved best has been Grifols (2.59%), followed by Bankinter (2.15%), Acciona (1.91%), Acciona Energías Renovables (1.88%), Endesa (1.76%) and Colonial (1.63%).

On the other hand, Ferrovial has lost 2.93%, ahead of the decreases of Repsol (-2.53%), ArcelorMittal (-2.01%), Amadeus (-1.28%) and Meliá (- 0.90%).

In this way, the Spanish parquet has been the only one that has closed positively this Friday among the main ones in Europe. Frankfurt has closed falling 0.33%, while Paris has fallen 0.25% and Milan, 0.37%. The Euro Stoxx 50 is down 0.52%, while Britain's FTSE 100 is down 0.10%.

In the raw materials market, a barrel of Brent stood at 83.06 dollars, 2.44% less, while the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) fell 2.83%, to 76.27 dollars. .

The yield of the Spanish 10-year bond has fallen to 3.409%, compared to 3.441% on Thursday. In this way, the risk premium has registered an increase of six tenths, up to 96.9 basis points.

In the foreign exchange market, the euro has reversed its downward streak and ended the day gaining 0.12% strength against the dollar, so the exchange rate stood at 1.0685 dollars per euro.

"Next week will continue to be marked by the economic data and by the statements of the members of the different central banks. The evolution of inflation, the next rate hikes and the growth prospects will continue to set the course for the stock markets," it has advanced. XTB analyst Joaquín Robles.