TheIBEX 35has started the session this Thursday with arise of 0.13%, what has takento the selective to be in the 9,309 integersat 9:01 am, on a day marked by the meeting of the European Central Bank (ECB).
Thepossible downgrade of the ECB's macroeconomic forecastswill move to April any decision regarding the calendar of interest rate hikes or liquidity auctions, according to the consensus of analysts consulted by Europa Press.
The attention of the market will be focused, in this way, on the quarterly update that it makes about its projections for theeconomy of the eurozone, as it will foreseeably revise them downwards due to the deepening of the economic slowdown since the January meeting.
While waiting for the meeting of the ECB, the Madrid-based selective began the session above the psychological level of the entire 9,300, with 19 values up and nine in red, in a week that will conclude with the publication on Friday of the official report of employment in the United States.
Atprofit sidewere Cellnex Telecom, which was up 1%, followed by Enagás (+ 0.7%), Telefonica (+ 0.7%), Naturgy Energy (+ 0.5%), Mediaset (+ 0.5%) and Endesa (+ 0.5%), while on the opposite side were ArcelorMittal (-1.5%), Técnicas Reunidas (-0.6%), IAG (-0.2%) and ACS (-0 ,two%).
The rest ofEuropean bagsThey also opened with falls of 0.3% in the case of Frankfurt, 0.1% in Paris and 0.3% in London.
On the other hand,the price of a barrel of oilBrent quality, reference for the Old Continent, was at a price of 66.11 dollars, while Texas was placed at 56.25 dollars.
Finally, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.1307 'greenbacks', while the Spanish risk premium stood at 99 basis points, with the interest charged on the 10-year bond at 1.1%. .