MADRID, 5 Sep. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Ibex 35 fell 1.58% in the average session on Monday and stood at 7,806.7 points, at the beginning of a week in which investors will be awaiting the meeting of the European Central Bank (ECB) this Thursday .
The American market remains closed on Monday for Labor Day. In addition, it has been known that the supply through the 'Nord Stream 1' gas pipeline, key to the arrival of gas to central Europe, will remain interrupted until further notice, according to Gazprom, due to a series of technical problems that make it impossible to reopen.
The Russian gas giant had already temporarily paralyzed supply for maintenance reasons and, on Friday, explained that new problems have been detected in the only turbine that was still working.
At the macroeconomic level, the Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), compiled by S
This index has also revealed that the activity of companies in the euro zone as a whole during the month of August registered a contraction for the second consecutive month.
In this scenario, only Repsol (0.34%) and Siemens Gamesa (0.14%) traded positively in the mid-session, while Solaria (-4.59%), Corporación Aciona Energía (- 3.6%), Grifols (-3.38%), Meliá (-3.03%), Fluidra (-2.99%), PharmaMar (-2.95%), IAG (-2.95%) and Inditex (-2.67%).
The rest of the European stock markets were also trading in 'red' in the mid-session, with falls of 0.69% in London, 1.64% in Paris, 2.33% in Frankfurt and 2.2% in Milan.
Likewise, a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, was at a price of 95.59 dollars, with an increase of 2.76%, while the Texas was placed at 89.19 dollars, after advance 2.67%.
Finally, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 0.9926 'greenbacks', while the risk premium rose to 121 basis points and the return on the 10-year Spanish bond stood at 2.770%.