MADRID, 3 Ago. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Ibex 35 has closed the session in positive, with an advance of 0.56%, which has led it to close at 8,142.1 integers, consolidating the level of 8,100 points that the selective has recovered this Wednesday, after losing it last July 29.
The day has been marked by the meeting of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies, a group known as OPEC, which has decided to increase its joint production by only 100,000 barrels of oil per day as of September.
This decision contrasts with the one taken in June, when OPEC decided to accelerate the increase in production for July and August to 648,000 barrels per day, compared to the previous rate of 432,000 barrels, that is, an increase of more than 200,000 barrels.
After this news, the price of a barrel of Brent crude, a reference for Europe, fell to 98 dollars, with a decrease of 2% compared to the value marked yesterday, while the Texas stood at 92 dollars, with a drop equally Of 2%.
Among today's references, the publication of the Composite Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) for the eurozone also stands out, where private sector activity contracted in July for the first time in 17 months, as a result of the impact on demand from the high inflation. In fact, the index fell to 49.9 points, from 52 the previous month. In contrast, the Russian PMI shows that the growth of private activity accelerated its expansion in July.
In Spain, the PMI for the services sector was published, which maintained a positive evolution in July with a solid rate of expansion, which stood at 53.8 points, compared to 54 the previous month, despite inflation and the deterioration of economic expectations.
However, the composite PMI for the Spanish economy moderated to 52.7 points, compared to 53.6 integers in June, indicating the weakest level of expansion in private sector activity in the country in the last six months.
Regarding the arrival yesterday of the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, in Taiwan, it seems that tensions have eased, which has allowed the Japanese Nikkei (0.53%) and the Japanese Nikkei to rise. the Hang Seng of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (0.40%), although the CSI 300 of Shanghai has fallen by 0.97%.
In this context, the largest increases have been registered by Fluidra (6.56%), PharmaMar (3.28%), BBVA (3.24%), IAG (2.63%), Aena (2.40%), Indra (2.32%), Grifols (2.18%), Banco Santander (2.05%), Amadeus (1.90%). On the other hand, there were Acciona (-2.54%), Enagás (-1.93%), CaixaBank (-1.80%), Sabadell (-1.42%), Red Eléctrica (-1.33 %) and Telefónica (-1.19%).
The rest of the European stock markets have also closed 'in green', with 1.03% in Frankfurt, 1.00% in Milan, 0.97% in Paris and 0.49% in London.
Finally, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.0138 'greenbacks', while the risk premium stood at 112 basis points and the return on the ten-year Spanish bond stood at 1.974%.