The Spanish stock exchange maintains gains of 0.24% in the early stages of the session, and its attempt to assault the 8,900 points, pending progress in trade negotiations between the US. and China.
Specifically, at 9.15 am, the IBEX 35 reaches 8,867.80 points, after registering 20.80 points, that 0.24%, with which in the accumulated of the year already reaches a revaluation of 3.84%.
In the previous session, the IBEX 35 scored an advance of 0.81% and surpassed the 8,800 points it lost in mid-December, driven by possible advances in the US trade war. and China.
US President Donald Trump said that the new negotiations with China that are being held this week, "are going very well" and that encouraged the markets, among them, Wall Street, which closed with a rise of more than 1%
This rise has been replicated today in major Asian markets such as Tokyo, which has also advanced more than 1%, and in Europe.
In the Old Continent, the market of Milan has started the day with a rise of 0.79%, while Paris scores a rise of 0.79%.
Investors will be attentive today to the publication in the US, of the minutes of the last meeting of the Federal Reserve, Fed, while in the United Kingdom, the Parliament retakes the debate of the agreement to leave the European Union, the "Brexit", which will be voted on next January 15.
In Brussels, the Community Statistical Office, Eurostat, publishes unemployment registered in November.
At the opening of the day, which may be the fourth consecutive year of gains for the Spanish Stock Exchange, all the main IBEX 35 securities are listed on the rise.
BBVA earns 1.09%; Inditex, 0.76%; Telephone, 0.61%; Santander, 0.51%; Repsol, 0.35%; and Iberdrola, 0.31%.
Técnicas Reunidas is the most bullish value registering an increase of 4.57%, followed by Cie Automotive, which gains 1.96%.
On the side of losses, where only three values are listed, the most bearish is Mapfre, which leaves 0.46%.
In the continuous market highlights Ingots, which stands 5.01%, while on the contrary, Realia yields 3.65%.
The price of Brent crude – the benchmark in Europe – rises to $ 59.36 at the opening, while the euro rises to $ 1.1456.