The main indicator of the Spanish market, the Ibex 35 index, rose 1.24% in the first minutes of a session in which investors viewed with some relief the developments in Japan, where ever farther from the possibility of a nuclear crisis, and Libya. At 09.10 hours the Spanish selective recovered 129.60 points and stood at 10,458 units, while the General Index of the Bolsa de Madrid, with all its sectors in positive, advanced 1.25%. The benefit accrued from earlier this year by the Ibex 35 reached 6.05%.
No references Nikkei in Tokyo, where today was a holiday, investors continue to monitor the evolution of the nuclear crisis in Japan and the Allied advances in aviation in Libya. Until Friday not know the relevant reference week, the third estimate of U.S. GDP, a day before EU leaders inaugurate a summit in Brussels will deepen and concretize the agreements made two weeks ago.
Spain faces quiet morning with the issuance of debt last quarter, letters to three and six months, one day before its annual results this Inditex.
Major European stock markets began the week with increases of 1.47% in Paris and 0.85% in Milan, after Wall Street closed Friday with progress, the last day of a tense weeks of the year.
Within the Spanish selective OHL achieved the highest rise of 1.82%, and as for the great values of the market, Telefonica is revalued 1.73%, Santander, 1.39%, BBVA, 1.7% , Iberdrola, 1.10%, Repsol, 1.14%, and Inditex, 0.93%.
The rising euro opened today in Frankfurt foreign exchange market and was trading at $ 1.4166 compared with 1.4139 the previous day, while a barrel of Brent crude traded at $ 115.72, 1, More than $ 79 at Friday's close.