MADRID, 2 Ago. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Ibex 35 was trading negative in the mid-session, with a slight drop of 0.19%, which led it to remain at 8,069.70 points, on a day marked by tensions between China and the United States.
Renta 4 analysts point out that the session on Tuesday, August 2, is marked by the tour of the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, through Asia-Pacific, including the possibility of a visit to Taiwan , despite the fact that China has threatened "forceful measures".
"The possible landing in Taipei on Tuesday night would be the first high-level meeting in 25 years, and it would be one more step in the escalation of tension between the US and China. Officially, the tour only includes visits from Pelosi to Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea and Japan," the bank's experts point out.
In Spain, it has been known that the number of unemployed registered in the offices of the public employment services (former INEM) increased by 3,230 people in July, 0.1% more than in June, although it remains below 2 .9 million unemployed, in the 2,883,812 unemployed.
For its part, Social Security lost 7,366 affiliates in July, with a drop of 0.04% compared to the data recorded the previous month, the worst data in the last decade, according to figures presented this Tuesday by the Ministry of Inclusion, Social Security and Migrations.
Likewise, Siemens Gamesa today published its accounts for the first nine months of its fiscal year, when its losses skyrocketed to 1,226 million euros. This figure means more than tripling the 'red numbers' of 368 million euros that the group had registered a year ago.
In this context, the largest increases were recorded by CaixaBank (1.93%), Telefónica (1.93%), Sacyr (1.56%), Banco Sabadell (1.22%), Acciona Energía (1.03%) , Acciona (0.82%), Enagás (0.77%) and BBVA (0.70%).
On the other hand, Fluidra is the 'red lighthouse' in the media session, with a drop of 5%, followed by IAG (-3.54%), Rovi (-2.69%), PharmaMar (-2.39% ), ArcelorMittal (-2.14%), Acerinox (-2.09%), Grifols (-1.97%), Amadeus (-1.55%) and Meliá (-1.39%).
The rest of the European stock markets also traded with falls of 0.14% in London, 0.60% in Paris, 0.75% in Frankfurt and 0.90% in Milan.
On the other hand, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, stood at a price of 99.17 dollars, with a decrease of 0.86%, while Texas stood at 93, 21 dollars, after falling 0.72%.
Finally, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.0235 'greenbacks', while the risk premium stood at 108 basis points and the return on the 10-year Spanish bond stood at 1.804%.