The Ibex 35 has started the session this Thursday , Three Kings Day and national holiday, with a fall of 1.3 %, which has led the selective to 8,680 integers at 9:05 am, affected by the notice that the Federal Reserve gave this Wednesday that could advance the rise in interest rates to March.
It also occurs in a context of high infections by omicron , and the consequences that it can cause in economic growth, as well as the appearance of another variant of Covid-19 in France, temporarily called Ihu.
Thus, the selective Madrid lost the psychological level of 8,800 points as soon as the market opened, after the poor performance of the US stock market, with the Dow Jones falling 1.07%, the S&P 500 1.94% and the Nasdaq another 3.34%.
In the early stages of the session, the only security listed in green was CaixaBank (+ 0.8%), at the same time that the rest of the banks were the ones that fell the least, as they were the only that could benefit from a gradual increase in interest rates.
Despite the impact of the US indices in Spain, the rest of the European stock markets woke up with slight increases of 0.64% in the case of Frankfurt, 1.2% in Paris, and 0.57% in London.
On the other hand, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, r The reference for the Old Continent was at a price of 81 dollars, after rising 3.74%, while Texas stood at 78 dollars, boosting another 3.51%.
Finally, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.1297 'greenbacks', while the Spanish risk premium stood at 72 basis points , with interest required from the ten-year bond at 0.574%.