TheIBEX 35has started the last trading session of the year with an increase of 0.55% and all its values in 'green', untilplaced at 8,540.6 points.
Thus, the selective consolidated the barrier of 8,500 pointsin a day where there will only be negotiation until 2:00 p.m.
The biggest increaseswere for Acciona (+ 1.74%), Naturgy (+ 1.59%), Arcelormittal (+ 1.2%), Siemens Gamesa (+ 1.57%), IAG (+ 1.28%), Colonial ( + 1.24%), CIE Automotive (+ 1.23%) and Merlin (+ 1.22%).
However, after a few minutes since the opening, BBVA, Santander, CaixaBank and Mapfre were in negative territory and the Spanish index moderated its gains.
In the rest of the main European places, the London Stock Exchange left 0.14% and Paris rose 0.6%, while Frankfurt remained closed for a holiday.
On the other hand, the barrel of Brent quality oil, reference for the 'Old Continent', stood at 54.33 dollars, while Texas was placed at 46.17 dollars.
By last,the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1,1441 'greenbacks',while the Spanish risk premium amounted to 117 basis points, with the interest required to the 10-year bond at 1.424%.