MADRID, 2 Nov. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Ibex 35 closed this Thursday's session with a boost of 2.04%, which brought it to 9,260.4 integers, in such a way that it recorded its biggest rise since last March 21. when it revalued by 2.45%, and recovers levels from mid-October.
The biggest increase in the selective has been for Grifols with an increase of 12.83% after reporting that between January and September it earned 3.32 million euros, 98% less. In the quarter alone it recorded a profit of 60 million euros, 35.2% more than in the same period last year. In addition, it has confirmed the sale of its business in China in the first half of 2024.
Today Aena also announced its results, which obtained a net profit of 1,139 million euros in the first nine months of the year, 71.3% more, and Meliá, which shot up its consolidated profit by 72%, up to 108 million euros. euros, while the net attributable result stood at 95.9 million euros, 82.2% more.
After Grifols, the biggest increases in the Ibex 35 have been those of Colonial (6.69%), Merlin (6.23%), Aena (5.46%), Acciona Energía (4.86%), Acciona (4 .69%), ArcelorMittal (4.18%) and Solaria (3.91%). Only Rovi (-3.61%), Indra (-1.05%) and CaixaBank (-0.29%) have closed negative.
Today's day in Europe has also served to digest yesterday's decision by the United States Federal Reserve (Fed) to keep the interest rate unchanged for the second consecutive time. However, the president of the issuing institute, Jerome Powell, was cautious, indicating that he cannot ensure that monetary policy is at a sufficiently restrictive level.
For its part, Japan announced this Thursday a package of stimulus measures worth 17 trillion yen (106.5 billion euros) with the aim of alleviating inflationary pressure in the country.
In the debt markets, the Public Treasury has placed 5,882.88 million euros this Thursday in a new auction of bonds and obligations, the first of the month of November, and the 10-year marginal interest has approached 3.6% , according to data published by the Bank of Spain.
The rest of the main European markets have also closed positively, with increases of 1.85% in Paris, 1.76% in Milan, 1.48% in Frankfurt and 1.42% in London.
In the raw materials market, a barrel of Brent stood at $86.31, up 1.69%, while West Texas Intermediate (WTI) reached $82.04, up 2.00%.
In this context, the yield on the Spanish bond maturing in 10 years fell to 3.752%, compared to the 3.838% recorded at the close of Wednesday. In this way, the risk premium against German debt stood at 107 basis points.
In the foreign exchange market, the euro appreciated 0.44% against the dollar in the mid-session, reaching an exchange rate of 1.0616 'greenbacks' for each unit of the community currency.