In a day when investors were aware of the tension in Asia-Pacific, the largest mid-session gains were recorded by Solaria, Grifols and Fluidra
The Ibex 35 closed the session on Thursday with an increase of 0.23%which led it to consolidate in the 8,100 integers, in a day when it hit the 8,200 point level, a level it hasn’t been able to close at since late June.
Concretely, the selective ended at 8,161.1 whole, a session marked by the meeting of the Bank of England, which decided to raise its rates by 50 basis points, to 1.75%, its largest increase. for 27 years.
Markets are also on hold today escalating tension in the Asia-Pacific regionfollowing the visit of the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, in Taiwan. Pelosi arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday evening on a visit that lasted less than 24 hours but sparked controversy and drew heavy criticism from the Chinese government, which considers the island to be one more province. under its sovereignty.
In response, a series of military maneuvers would take place which were denounced by the various actors in the region. On the one hand, the Air Force Taiwan announced that a total of 27 Chinese military aircraft invaded its airspace during the day on Wednesday, while Japan claimed that five of the nine ballistic missiles launched by China fell in its exclusive economic zone.
In Spain, the plublic treasure placed, at the first auction in August, 5,149 million euros of government bonds, in the expected average range, and did so by remunerating investors for three of the four auctioned references, although only with lower interest, according to data published by the Bank of Spain.
Investors maintained their appetite for Spanish debt securities, as the cumulative demand for the four benchmarks auctioned on Thursday exceeded 8,963 million euros, almost double what was finally auctioned on the markets.
In this scenario, the the biggest increases at mid-term, they were recorded by Solaria (+6.37%), Grifols (+5.27%), Fluidra (+2.69%), PharmaMar (+1.26%), Inditex (+ 1.25% ), Meliá (+1.22%), BBVA (+1.12%) and Acerinox (+1.10%).
On the other side were Merlin Properties (-8.14%), although its shares are listed today without dividend rights (“ex-dividend”), Indra (-3.57%), Acciona Energía ( -3.48%), Amadeus (-1.83%), Naturgy (-1.50%), Repsol (-1.17%), Banco Sabadell (-0.82%) and CaixaBank (-0.81 %) .
The rest of european bags it also closed with advances, of 0.64% in the case of Paris, 0.55% in Frankfurt, 0.31% in Milan and 0.03% in London.
Also, the price of barrel of oil Brent grade, a benchmark for the Old Continent, settled at a price of $93.8, down 3.09%, while Texas settled at $87.9, after rising by 2.9%.
Finally, the rate of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.0216 “greenback”, while the risk premium stood at 110 basis points and the yield of the Spanish 10-year bond at 1.891%.