MADRID, 9 Sep. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Ibex 35 rose 1.51% in the average session this Friday, boosted again by bank values, which allowed it to conquer the level of 8,000 points for the first time since the end of August.
The Spanish selective stood at 8,036.7 points at twelve noon, on a day in which the Ministers of Energy of the European Union will discuss the implementation of mandatory objectives for the reduction of electricity consumption or limit the benefits of producers of renewable and nuclear energy (known as 'fallen from the sky') to stem the rise in energy prices and guarantee the bloc's security of supply during the winter.
Bank securities continued to pull the selective this Friday, after yesterday the European Central Bank (ECB) agreed to raise interest rates by 75 basis points, to 1.25%, its highest level in more than one decade.
The biggest increases were presented by CaixaBank (4.92%), Bankinter (4.83%), Sabadell (4.61%), BBVA (4.45%), Grifols (4.21%), Santander (4.12 %) and Indra (3.14%).
On the contrary, in 'red' were Cellnex (-1.39%), Endesa (-0.2%), Simens Gamesa (-0.17%) and Iberdrola (-0.05%).
The rest of the European stock markets also maintained their gains in the mid-session, 1.45% in London, 1.43% in Paris, 1.14% in Frankfurt and 1.67% in Milan.
The price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, stood at 90.77 dollars, with an increase of 1.83%, while Texas stood at 84.92 dollars, after rising 1 .65%.
Finally, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.0097 'greenbacks', while the risk premium stood at 113 basis points and the return on the 10-year Spanish bond stood at 2.829%.