The Spanish stock market closed this Monday with an advance of 0.42%, influenced by the rises of the banks and Telefónica and, finally, it did not reach the level of 8,100 points, in a week in which will be pending the meeting of the US Federal Reserve (Fed), which is held tomorrow and Wednesday.
The IBEX 35, the main Spanish selective, added 34 points this Monday, 0.42%, to 8,085.60 integers. Losses for the year are reduced to 7.21%.
Wall Street opened this Monday lower, although practically flat, and its main indicator, the Industrial Dow Jones, lost a slight 0.03%, with investors pending the Fed meeting, which this Wednesday plans to announce a new rate hike.
In the Old Continent, they highlighted the revaluation of Milan, of 0.80%; followed by London, with 0.41%; and Paris, with 0.33%.
Meanwhile, Frankfurt has left 0.33%.
The Euro Stoxx 50, an index that includes the European companies with the largest capitalization, closed with a rise of 0.21%.
Stock markets are watching the Fed this week, which will end its two-day monetary policy meeting on Wednesday, after which it is expected to announce a new interest rate hike to combat high inflation.
In the IBEX 35, the greatest gains have been for Banco Sabadell, with a revaluation of 3.71%, Bankinter, with 3.41%; Caixabank, with 3.12%; Naturgy, with 1.91%; and Telefónica, with 1.87%.
It should be noted that Telefónica’s improvement has occurred after announcing that it has closed the agreement to sell 45% of Bluevia, its rural fiber subsidiary, to a consortium made up of Vauban Infrastructure Partners and Crédit Agricole Assurances (Vauban/CAA) for 1,021 million euros.
At the opposite extreme, the biggest losses were for Solaria, with a fall of 2.40%; Fluidra, 2.13%; Grifols, 2.07%; Indra, 1.13%; Aena, 1.08%; and Cellnex, 1.04%.
In the continuous market, where 690.4 million euros were traded this Monday, the biggest increase was for Amrest, with 5.18%; followed by NH Hotels, with 4.93%; Unicaja, with 4.83%; Azkoyen, with 4.10%; Nicolás Correa, with 4.08; and Bavaria, with 4%.
On the contrary, the greatest decrease in the continuum was for Talgo, with 6.65%; Bodegas Riojanas, with 5.52%; Berkeley, with 4.75%; and Nyesa, with 4.55%.
In the debt market, the interest on the ten-year Spanish bond falls to 2.231%, while the risk premium stands at 120.9 points, after yielding 0.65%.
As far as oil is concerned, Brent, a benchmark in Europe, rose 1.62% to $99.97 the price of a barrel; while the Wet Texas Intermediate (WTI), a reference in the US, gains 1.73%, up to 96.34 dollars a barrel.
The euro remains stable with respect to the “greenback” and changes to 1,021 dollars. EFECOM
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