The Spanish stock market falls 0.29% minutes after the opening and remains at the minimum since August 2016 that marked yesterday, in a day that will be marked by the last four-hour witch of the year.
At 9.15 am, the main national indicator, the IBEX 35, leaves 23.40 points, that 0.28%, up to 8,572.50 integers, with which the losses accumulated in 2018, rise to 14.64% .
In the week that ends today, the domestic market leaves 5.56%, after the previous session fell almost 2%, to 8,596 points (2016 minimum), after the Federal Reserve (Fed) of the US announced a new rise in interest rates.
Yesterday, Wall Street also closed with strong losses close to 2%, after the new rate hike announced by the Fed, despite concerns about the evolution of the US economy and the possible veto of the president from the United States, Donald Trump, to the Budget.
Dragged by this descent, in Asia, the Tokyo Stock Exchange has yielded 1.11% today.
Like the Spanish market, in the rest of the Old Continent the main places are also recorded falls, since Milan falls 0.81%; and Paris, 0.42%.
The euro rises to $ 1,1456 at the opening of this session, which will be marked by the last four-hour witch – quarterly index and stock options and futures for the year, which may cause some volatility.
At the macroeconomic level, investors will be attentive to the publication of some relevant data such as the final US GDP corresponding to the third quarter of the year.
Within the IBEX 35, the main securities register mixed results, since Telefónica yields 0.44%; BBVA, 0.11%; Santander, 0.04% and Iberdrola, 0.03%.
Repsol, on the other hand, gains 0.45%, in a day in which the price of Brent crude -the benchmark in Europe- rises to 54.71 dollars.
Inditex is the value of the IBEX 35 that falls the most, the 0.89%, followed by Cellnex, which loses 0.88%.
On the side of earnings highlights DIA, which rises 4.91% in what will be its last day of trading on the IBEX 35.
The paper pulp manufacturer Ence will replace DIA on the IBEX 35 starting next Monday, December 24.
In the continuous market, after DIA, the second most bullish value is Tubos Reunidos, which gains 4.32%, while Amrest plummets 9.83%.