July 5 () –
The Ibex 35 traded in the mid-session with a fall of 0.57%, which brought it to stand at 9,533.8 integers on a day in which investors will be awaiting the publication of the minutes of the last meeting of the United States Federal Reserve (Fed), held in June.
Also in the United States, the Wall Street Stock Exchange will open again after being without activity this Tuesday for the Independence Day holiday.
Today it has been known that the activity of the private sector in the euro zone experienced a slight contraction in June, after the PMI composite index fell to 49.9 points from 52.8 in May, its lowest level in six months, based on data from S&P Global and Hamburg Commercial Bank.
In Spain, the PMI index shows that the growth of activity in the services sector maintained a solid expansion rate, although substantially lower than in previous months given the electoral uncertainty.
Also in Spain it has been known that the General Industrial Production Index (IPI) grew by 0.2% year-on-year last May, a rate 4.4 points higher than that of April.
Thus, on average, the largest increases within the Ibex 35 were registered only by Endesa (+1.11%), Indra (+0.52%), Redeia (+0.49%), Telefónica (+0.45%) , Cellnex (+0.27%) and Enagás (+0.09%). Negative were Fluira (-2.39%), Colonial (-2.06%), Meliá (-1.88%), Acerinox (-1.74%), Unicaja Banco (-1.71%), Amadeus (-1.62%) and ArcelorMittal (-1.58%).
The main European stock markets were also trading with a negative sign, with a fall of 0.67% in Paris; 0.58% in London; 0.57% in Frankfurt and 0.35% in Milan.
On the other hand, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, fell 0.29%, to 76.03 dollars, while Texas stood at 71.18 dollars, 1.99 % further.
In the foreign exchange market, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.0888 ‘green bills’, while the Spanish risk premium was around 107 basis points, with the interest required on the 10-year bond in the 3.477%.