The Ibex turns around towards the middle of the session, loses 0.7% and clings to 9,400 points

MADRID, 20 Abr.

The Ibex turns around towards the middle of the session, loses 0.7% and clings to 9,400 points


The Ibex 35 has reversed the performance it registered at the opening and at mid-session it was down around 0.7%, thus losing the level of 9,500 points.

Thus, around 12:30 p.m., the selective traded at 9,430 points, which represents a decrease of 0.68% compared to Wednesday's close.

Investors have counted on a monetary policy reference this Thursday. The governor of the Bank of the Netherlands, Klaas Knot, considered one of the main representatives of the most restrictive current or 'hawks' of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB), has been in favor of raising interest rates at the meetings in May, June and July if core inflation shows no sign of easing its pressure.

Likewise, the season of business results abroad continues, while the accounts of Bankinter have also been known, which obtained a net profit of 184.7 million in the first quarter (19.7%).

In the debt market, the Public Treasury has placed 6,425.41 million euros this Thursday, while it has received a demand of more than 9,000 million.

In this way, towards the mid-session on the Spanish parquet, Fluidra led the values ​​upward, with an increase of 2.30%. They were followed by Bankinter (1.75%), CaixaBank (0.98%), Unicaja Banco (0.57%), Colonial (0.43%) or Banco Sabadell (0.42%).

On the contrary, the worst performance was for Acciona Energías Renovables (-2.11%), Acciona (-1.99%), Solaria (-1.66%), Inditex (-1.59%), Meliá (- 1.25%), ArcelorMittal (-0.84%) and Cellnex (-0.76%).

Compared to the rest of the major European markets, the German DAX index fell 0.73%, while the French CAC 40 fell 0.40% and the Italian FTSE MIB lost 0.90%. Thus, the Euro Stoxx 50 fell 0.40% while the British FTSE 100 fell 0.21%.

The barrel of Brent observed a decrease towards the middle of the stock market session of 1.68%, up to 81.72 dollars, while the West Texas Intermediate reached 77.71 dollars, 1.83% less.

The yield of the Spanish bond with a maturity of 10 years in the secondary debt markets fell to 3.516%, after having closed on Wednesday at 3.543%. In this way, the risk premium against German bonds reached 104.3 basis points, compared to the 102.8 integers at which it closed on Wednesday.

On its side, the euro remained practically unchanged against the dollar, although with volatility in the session, standing at 1.0961 dollars per euro, below the level of 1.1 'green bills'.