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The Ibex 35 closes with a slight rise of 0.19% and continues to advance above 10,300 integers

MADRID, 11 Mar.

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The Ibex 35 closes with a slight rise of 0.19% and continues to advance above 10,300 integers


The Ibex 35 has managed to reverse the losses it has registered during part of the session and has closed with a slight advance of 0.19%, standing at 10,325.7 integers, in a day that serves as a transition for one of the most expected by the markets: the CPI in the US.

Investors have continued to pay attention to Grifols today, which already presented its 2023 accounts audited by KPMG last Friday with an "unqualified" opinion. The firm stated that the blood products company's results expressed, "in all significant aspects, a true and fair view of the group's assets and financial situation."

Today it was learned that the new CEO of the company, and current external director, Nacho Abia Buenache, has purchased 92,807 shares for 688,627.94 dollars (630,369 euros), according to the records of the National Securities Commission (CNMV) consulted by Europe Press.

In addition, ACS announced yesterday that it has been awarded a contract through its construction company Dragados Canada to build an elevated metro line in the Canadian city of Vancouver, a project that has a total budget of 4.01 billion Canadian dollars (2.8 billion euros).

At the 'macro' level, Japan's GDP data stands out, indicating that the country managed to avoid entering a technical recession at the end of 2023, after the Government Cabinet Office has revised upwards the evolution of the fourth quarter , which recorded a GDP expansion of 0.1% instead of the contraction of one tenth initially estimated.

However, the Nikkei, Japan's main stock index, has fallen 2% amid rumors that the Bank of Japan will take official rates into negative territory.

In this context, Sacyr has led the selective with an increase of 3.89%. They have been followed by Ferrovial (2.50%), Grifols (2.22%), Logista (1.55%), Bankinter (1.42%) and Rovi (1.35%).

On the contrary, the most notable falls have been those of Solaria (-1.84%), Fluidra (-1.34%), Endesa (-1.14%), Acciona (-0.92%) and ACS ( -0.77%).

In Europe, the main indices ended with falls of 0.10% in Paris, 0.27% in Milan and 0.38% in Frankfurt. Only London has registered an advance of 0.12% at the close.

In the raw materials market, a barrel of Brent rose 0.57%, to $82.53, while West Texas Intermediate (WTI) rose 0.27%, to $78.21.

In the debt market, the yield on the Spanish bond maturing in 10 years stood at 3.120%, from 3.080% on Friday. In this way, the risk premium against German debt rose seven tenths, to 81 basis points.

In the foreign exchange market, the euro depreciated 0.11% against the dollar, with an exchange rate of 1.0927 'greenbacks'.