Saturday, October 1

The Ibex 35 consolidates above 8,400 points

At this time, the futures of the main European indices are trading higher. The FTSE 100, which has started the session flat, rises slightly above 7,231 points. The DAX is down 0.14%, out of 15,455 points, the CAC-40 is trading at 6,963 points and the FTSE MIB remains in negative territory with a penalty of 0.16% that takes its futures to 26,475 points .

A penalty derived from the volatility that the markets are being prey to in these last sessions of the year. And it is that the new variant of the coronavirus continues to spread uncontrollably throughout the world. The United States expands its list of countries considered high risk to which it recommends not traveling, and in Europe restrictions continue to increase while the WHO has asked to cancel or delay Christmas celebrations due to the danger of a boom in infections.

At this time, Wall Street futures are trading negative. The Dow Jones lost 0.10% to 35,344 points. The S&P 500 Futures fell 0.20%, over 4,632 points, while Nasdaq futures fell 0.36%, down to 15,922 points.

Pharmamar continues to lead the rise in the Ibex 35

Within the Spanish selective, PharmaMar scored 3.7% followed by Solaria and Fluidra, which are the values ​​that increased the most in the middle of the session with a revaluation of more than 2%. Ferrovial and Siemens-Gamesa follow with an increase of more than 1.8%, to 26.36 euros and 21.34 euros, respectively.

The banking sector, which has started the session with falls, rises these hours Banco Sabadell adds 1.3%, to 0.5796 euros; Bankinter increased 0.83% while BBVA traded at 5.0980 euros and Caixabank raised its price by just over half a percentage point. Banco Santander is up 0.6% and is trading at 2.8280 euros.

REE shares are listed negatively, yielding more than 1.5% – to 18.64 euros – followed by Iberdrola and Naturgy, which lose more than 0.3% in the middle of the session.

In the continuous market, Berkeley Energia shares rose more than 8%, to 0.1555 euros, while Nextil lost more than 5%.

At the corporate level, we have learned that the Prosegur board of directors has agreed, at its meeting on December 21, 2021, to distribute a dividend on account of the profits for the current year of 0.1240 euros gross for each share. This ordinary interim dividend will be paid in four payments of 25% of the maximum total dividend each. The first payment will be made in January 2022 and the following will be carried out in the months of April, July and October 2022.

Squirrel Media has closed the purchase of 75% of Net TV from Vocento and Disney for 16.36 million euros. The company estimates that it will amortize this investment in three and a half years and it will be financed 49% by Squirrel Media’s own funds and 51% by Caixabank.

Gestamp has approved a dividend of 0.38 euros gross per share for fiscal year 2021.

Realia has bought a 37.11% stake in Hermanos Revilla for 189.1 million euros. In addition, it has signed a loan with FCC for 120 million euros.

UK GDP and US consumer confidence on the agenda for the day

The main macroeconomic references include GDP and the current account in the United Kingdom. The British gross domestic product (GDP) slowed in the third quarter of the year – July to September – growing 1.1%, below the 1.3% initially estimated, the National Statistics Office reported on Wednesday. In addition, the PPI of France and Spain, the current account of Portugal, as well as the non-EU trade balance in Italy will be known. In the United States we will know the quarterly GDP, the consumer confidence of The Conference Board and the crude oil inventories of the IEA.

However, in Spain issues such as the Christmas Lottery or the Conference of Presidents that President Pedro Sánchez has convened with the autonomies to assess how to face the sixth wave of the covid will focus attention.

Oil is trading higher, trying to recover lost positions. WTI crude is trading at $ 71.53 and Brent at $ 74.29.

The Spanish bond and the rest of the benchmark debt in the euro area have tightened in the last hours of generalized sales in the secondary market, and interest has risen to December highs. In the case of 10-year Spanish debt, it has gone to 0.44%, while that of Italy exceeds 1%.

Bitcoin rises to $ 49,153. With a euro that moves in the 1.1294 units.

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