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The Ibex 35 advances 0.3% in the mid-session, pending the employment data in the US.

MADRID, 5 May.

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The Ibex 35 advances 0.3% in the mid-session, pending the employment data in the US.


The Ibex 35 advanced 0.36% in the half session, which brought it to stand at 9,075 points, on a day in which the main reference will be the monthly employment data in the United States.

In addition, the presentation of results continues, today with the CaixaBank and IAG accounts. On the one hand, the bank obtained a net profit of 855 million euros, 21.1% more year-on-year, accounting for the payment of 373 million for the extraordinary tax on banks.

For its part, IAG recorded losses after taxes and exceptional items of 87 million euros during the first quarter of this year, which represents a decrease of 88.9% compared to the same period of the previous year.

The air 'holding' reported at the close yesterday, in addition, the appointment of Fernando Candela as president and CEO of Iberia to replace Javier Sánchez-Prieto.

The Madrid selective is already discounting the effect of the latest increases of 25 basis points approved this week by both the US Federal Reserve (Fed) and the European Central Bank (ECB). However, he remains attentive to the prices of regional banks in the US, such as PacWest, which lost 51% on the stock market yesterday, or Western Alliance, which fell 38%.

In the half session, the biggest increases were recorded by Grifols (5.67%), IAG (2.92%), Solaria (2.32%), Meliá (2.29%) and Repsol (2.16%) . On the other hand, there were Logista (-3.57%), Amadeus (-0.70%), Endesa (-0.69%), Iberdrola (-0.59%) and Indra (-0.33% ).

The rest of the European stock markets were also trading 'in green' in the half session, with a rise of 1.34% in Milan, 0.76% in Frankfurt, 0.35% in London and 0.33% in Paris .

Likewise, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, stood at a price of 73.75 dollars, with a rise of 1.72%, while Texas stood at 69.71 dollars. , with a rise of 1.68%.

Finally, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.1025 'green tickets', while the Spanish risk premium stood at 109.1 basis points, with the interest required on the ten-year bond at 3.349%. .