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The Ibex 35 closes up 0.68% and recovers 8,100 whole numbers, driven by the results

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The Ibex 35 closed up 0.68%, a rise that has helped it regain the 8,100 integer level it lost last week and was fueled by the presentation of financial results, with Iberdrola, Enagás, Aena, Redeia or Unicaja Banco.

Specifically, companies such as Aena this Wednesday presented their quarterly results, which returned to profitability after eight quarters of losses and earned 163.8 million euros up to June, or Iberdrola, which shot up its half-year profits by 36% to 2,075 million euros , despite the downturn in Spain.

On his side, Enagás increased its earnings to 215 million in June, up 1%, and Unicaja Banco earned 165 million for the half-year. Likewise, yesterday afternoon, Meliá announced that it will come out of its ‘red’ by posting a profit of three million euros.

Additionally, the day will be marked by the outcome of the United States Federal Reserve (Fed) meeting, where the central bank is expected to announce a 75 basis point rate hike later this afternoon.

In this scenario, the Ibex 35 closed at 8,124.4 integers, with Meliá (+6.33%), IAG (+5.22%), Fluidra (+3.32%), Banco Sabadell (+2.97%) , CaixaBank (+2.12%). and Acciona Energía (+2.10%) at the top of the increases.

In negative territory are the declines of Rovi (-4.42%), Aena (-3.67%), Naturgy (-2.08%), Merlin (-1.05%), Telefónica (-0.90% ), Cellnex (-0.82%) ) and Grifols (-0.67%).

In the continuous market, shares in Unicaja Banco ended up 6.33%, although the most bullish stock was Artificial, with a rebound of almost 16% after announcing a 57% increase in its numbers recorded in the first Half of the year shrank the year, with the signing of new contracts for 48 million.

The rest of Europe’s equity markets also ended green, with gains of 0.57% in London, 0.75% in Paris, 0.53% in Frankfurt and 1.52% in Milan.

On the other hand, the price of a barrel of Brent oil, a reference for the old continent, stood at $106.52, up 2.11%, while Texas was at $97.42 after it was up 2.58%. .

Finally, the euro was trading at 1.0117 “greenbacks” against the dollar, while the Spanish risk premium was at 120 basis points, with the interest required on the 10-year bond amounting to 2.124%.

Source europapress.es

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