The Ibex 35 has started this Wednesday’s session with a rise of 0.41%, which has led the selective to stand at 8,521.7 integers at 9:01 a.m., in a context that continues to be marked by the war between Russia and Ukraine, waiting for new economic retaliation.
Thus, the United States will make official this Thursday a new battery of sanctions, in coordination with its allies, against Russia in response to the invasion of Ukraine, which began almost a month ago, as indicated at a press conference by the National Security Adviser, Jake Sullivan.
“Russia’s power and prestige have been severely undermined. The Russian military has dramatically underperformed. The Russian economy has been hit by powerful sanctions. Russia’s high-tech and defense sectors are being suffocated for key inputs. And Russia is a pariah in the international community.”
These measures will be announced in the framework of the visit of the American president, Joe Biden, to Europe, where he will attend the NATO emergency summit, join the leaders of the G7 and address the 27 members of the European Union in a session of the European Council.
In this way, after rising 1.17% yesterday and recovering the level prior to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the Madrid selective began the session above the psychological level of 8,500 integers, with most of the values rising .
In the early stages of the session, the biggest increases were scored by Grifols (+1.62%), Repsol (+1.32%), Sabadell (+1.25%), Rovi (+1.15%), IAG (+1.05%), Cie Automotive (+0.94%) and Inditex (+0.86%), while Solaria (-0.56%), Merlín Properties (-0 .48%) and Siemens Gamesa (-0.28%).
The rest of the European stock markets opened in ‘green’ in the case of London, with increases of 0.2%, while Paris and Frankfurt traded flat.
On the other hand, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, was at a price of 116 dollars, with an increase of 1.3%, while the Texas was placed at 110 dollars, after go up 1%.
Finally, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.1021 ‘greenbacks’, while the Spanish risk premium stood at 93 basis points, with the interest required on the ten-year bond at 1.418%.