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The Ibex 35 moderates its advance to 0.4% in the middle of the session, after having reached 8,200 integers

Archive – Ibex 35 securities at the Madrid Stock Exchange Palace, on June 15, 2022, in Madrid (Spain). – Eduardo Parra – Europa Press – Archive

The Ibex 35 moderated its advance to 0.43% in the average session this Thursday, which led it to stand at 8,177.2 integers, after registering a boost of 0.88% that led it to reach the level of the 8,200 integers around 09:30 am today.

Investors are awaiting this Thursday the meeting of the Bank of England, where an increase of 50 basis points in interest rates is expected, reaching 1.75%, according to analysts at Renta 4. Experts also highlight that the meeting takes place a day after the Central Bank of Australia has decided to raise rates by 50 points, to 1.85%.

In Spain, the Public Treasury has placed, in the first auction in August, 5,149 million euros in State bonds, in the expected medium range, and has done so by paying investors for three of the four references auctioned, although with a lower interest, according to data published by the Bank of Spain.

Investors have maintained their appetite for Spanish debt securities, since the combined demand for the four references auctioned this Thursday has exceeded 8,963 million euros, almost double what was finally awarded on the markets.

In this scenario, the biggest increases in the mid-session were recorded by Solaria (+3.79%), Fluidra (+3.19%), Grifols (+2.24%), BBVA (+2.00%), Inditex (+1.50%), Banco Santander (+1.44%), Repsol (+1.34%) and Melia (+1.30%).

On the other hand, Merlin Properties (-7.85%), although its shares are listed today without the right to a dividend (‘ex-dividend’), Indra (-4.53%), Acciona Energia (-3 .80%), Acciona (-1.99%), Naturgy (-1.83%), Aena (-0.97%), Telefonica (-0.61%) and Red Electrica (-0.45%) .

The rest of the European stock markets traded with increases of 0.94% in the case of Frankfurt and 0.80% in Milan and 0.73% in Paris. Only London fell 0.04%.

Likewise, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, stood at a price of 97.34 dollars, with an increase of 0.58%, while Texas stood at 91.53 dollars , after rising 0.96%.

Finally, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.0190 ‘greenbacks’, while the risk premium stood at 110 basis points and the return on the 10-year Spanish bond stood at 1.947%.



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