MADRID, 18 Sep. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Ibex 35 began the first session of the week with a decrease of 0.11%, which has led the index to maintain the level of 9,500 points, reaching 9,539.48 points, in a week marked by the meeting this Wednesday from the United States Federal Reserve (Fed).
Investors will be attentive this Monday to the intervention in Barcelona by the vice president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Luis de Guindos, after the increase in the interest rate by a quarter of a point, to 4.5%, agreed last Thursday by the organism.
Markets will also be watching the Bank of England's (BoE) monetary policy meeting midweek, when China's one-year lending rate, the Banking Index will also be published. German Producer Prices and UK inflation data.
Previously, the market will know the inflationary data of the eurozone and, at the end of the week, the last review of the Spanish GDP for the second quarter will be carried out and macroeconomic data will be known, both from the manufacturing and services sectors, in the eurozone, United Kingdom United and the United States.
In the early stages of today's session, the biggest increases within the Ibex 35 were recorded by Aena (1.16%), Repsol (1.06%), Banco Sabadell (0.67%) and Grifols (0. 3%). On the other hand, the biggest decreases were recorded by Iberdrola (-1.04%) and Endesa (-0.91%).
In the Chinese market, one of its main stock indices, the Hang Seng, which brings together more than 40 companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, fell more than 1.3% at the opening of the European markets, after knowing that the Chinese Police have arrested several employees of the real estate developer Evergrande.
The shares of the Chinese company fell more than 3% at 8:50 a.m. Spanish time, to 0.6 Hong Kong dollars per share (0.071 euros).
The main European stock markets also opened this Monday with a negative sign: 0.18% for Paris, 0.16% for Frankfurt, 0.07% for Milan and 0.04% for London.
At the opening of the stock market, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, shot up 0.85%, to 94.73 dollars, while Texas stood at 90.86 dollars. 0.93% more.
In the foreign exchange market, the price of the euro against the dollar advanced to 1.0661 'greenbacks', while in the debt market the interest required on the 10-year Spanish bond climbed to 3.752%.