MADRID, 18 Sep. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Ibex 35 registered a fall of 0.21% in the mid-session this Monday, reaching 9,530 points, in a day devoid of macroeconomic data and important business news while waiting for the meeting of the United States Federal Reserve (Fed), the main event of the week.
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.
The European stock indices marked declines of varying magnitude at midday after the negative closing of Asia in the early morning (with the exception of Japan, closed for a holiday), a region in which Hong Kong dropped 1.39% after learning that the police of China has arrested several employees of the real estate developer Evergrande.
In that sense, in the middle section of the London negotiation, 0.31% remained; Frankfurt 0.6%; Milan 0.62% and Paris 0.98%.
At the same time, the biggest increases within the Ibex 35 were recorded by Repsol (1.21%), Telefónica (1.17%), Logista (0.81%) and Caixabank (0.62%). On the other hand, the biggest decreases were recorded by Rovi (-2.27%), Mélia Hotels (-2.24%), Amadeus (-1.75%) and ArcelorMittal (-1.36%).
For its part, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, rose 0.43%, to 94.33 dollars, while Texas stood at 91.31 dollars, up 0.59 % further.
In the foreign exchange market, the price of the euro appreciated 0.11% against the dollar, up to 1.0668 'greenbacks', while in the debt market the interest required on the 10-year Spanish bond climbed to 3,756%.