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The Ibex 35 dawns with a rise of close to 3% and recovers 8,000 integers


The Ibex 35 started this Wednesday’s session with a rise of 2.93%, which has led the selective to stand at 8,011.8 integers at 9:02 a.m., on a day that continues to be marked by the volatility of the last days before the war between Russia and Ukraine and with crude oil rising.

In this scenario, the president of the United States, Joe Biden, has announced a ban on the import of oil, gas and coal from Russia, assuming that there may be other allies who, like the Europeans, cannot yet take a measure of this caliber.

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“We will not subsidize (Vladimir) Putin’s war,” Biden announced, in an appearance in which he advocated continuing to increase pressure on Russia after “the most significant package of economic sanctions in history.”

For his part, the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, has stressed the need to reduce dependence on gas and oil from Russia, in the context of the conflict triggered by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

After closing yesterday with a rise of 1.82%, the Madrid selective rose above the psychological level of 8,000 points, after S&P Global has carried out a general downgrade of the prospects for economic growth at a global level as a result of the war in Ukraine, which in the case of Spain has meant a decrease of eight tenths for 2022, to 6.2%.

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In the first bars of the session this Wednesday, all the values ​​were trading in green, except for Repsol (-0.39%). The biggest advances were for Solaria (+6.24%), IAG (+4.97%), Bankinter (+4.82%), Sabadell (+4.72%), Siemens Gamesa (+4.68%) , Santander (+4.32%) and Caixabank (+4.31%).

For their part, Frankfurt and Paris woke up with a rise of more than 3% and London with more than 2%, awaiting the meeting of the European Central Bank (ECB) this Thursday.

On the other hand, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, stood at a price of 128 dollars, after rising 0.4%, while the Texas stood at 124 dollars, after advancing 0.4%.

Finally, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.0925 ‘greenbacks’, while the Spanish risk premium stood at 101 basis points, with the interest required on the ten-year bond at 1.043%.

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