01/05/2021 Inside the Madrid Stock Exchange (Spain), on January 5, 2021. The Ibex 35 yielded 0.32% in the mid-session this Tuesday, in which it stood at 8,072.9 points, in a context marked by the advance of Covid-19 and its economic impact, the vaccination campaign in Europe and the new restrictions and confinements in countries such as the United Kingdom. ECONOMY Ricardo Rubio – Europa Press
MADRID, 19 (EUROPA PRESS)
The Ibex 35 started the session this Friday with a rise of 0.18%, which has led the selective to stand at 8,073 integers at 9:01 am, after the negative close of Wall Street and at the end of a week marked again by Covid-19, the rise in bond yields and the negotiations in the United States to approve the fiscal stimulus package.
In this way, after falling 0.8% yesterday, the selective Madrid began the session clinging to the psychological level of 8,000 integers, pending in addition to the progress in the vaccination campaign and the publication this Friday of the monetary policy report of the Federal Reserve (Fed) of the United States.
In the early stages of this Friday’s session, the biggest advances were recorded by Acciona (+ 1.52%), Amadeus (+ 0.68%), BBVA (+ 0.36%), Inditex (+0.33 %) and Santander (+ 0.28%), while on the other side were Repsol (-1.24%), Iberdrola (-0.75%), Grifols (-0.54%) and Sabadell (- 0.52%).
The rest of European stock exchanges also opened with gains of 0.3% for Frankfurt and Paris and 0.1% for London, after closing the Dow Jones with a decrease of 0.38%, below 31,500 points.
In this context, a barrel of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil, the benchmark for the United States, was trading at $ 59 at 9:01 am, after falling 1.8%, while Brent crude, the benchmark for Europe, stood at a price of 63 dollars, with a decrease of 1.4%.
Finally, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.2112 ‘greenbacks’, while the Spanish risk premium stood at 64 basis points in the early stages of the session, with the interest required on the ten bond years at 0.353%.