The main indicator of the Spanish Stock Exchange, the IBEX 35, starts with a fall of 0.15%, which puts it at 9,645.50 euros, the Christmas Eve session, in which the market only operates until 2 pm.
Specifically, at 9.15, the national selective leaves 32.80 points, which goes back to 9,626.80 before the break of the Christmas holidays, which also explains the lower volume of negotiation.
In Europe, with the euro at $ 1,108 and on a day without outstanding appointments, Paris and London recorded shy falls of 0.05 and 0.11%, respectively, minutes after the opening, while Frankfurt and Milan remain closed.
Investors are still waiting for more news about the first phase of the trade agreement between China and the United States, despite yesterday's close at Wall Street highs.
All the great values retreated, especially Telefónica, which fell 0.84%; BBVA followed with a decrease of 0.59%; Iberdrola, of 0.43%; Santander, of 0.40%; Repsol, 0.32% and Inditex, 0.25%.
Within the IBEX, the most bearish value was Viscofán, with a fall of 1.60% and then Banco Sabadell, which left 1.10%, while on the opposite side Cie Automotive stood out, with an advance of 0.46 and IAG, which accounted for 0.27%.
In the continuous market, Service Point was the worst stop, with a hit of 6.47%, followed by Vocento, which fell 4.38%; on the contrary, Ercros and Vértice 360 led the advances of the Spanish stock market, with increases of 3.10 and 2.94%, respectively.
The price of a barrel of Brent crude, the benchmark in Europe, has opened down to $ 66.47, while in the debt market, the yield of the Spanish ten-year bond stands at 0.42%, with the risk premium at 66 basis points. EFE