Despite starting the day with small descents, half morning European stock markets recorded shy climbs. Pending the message that the Fed, the United States Federal Reserve, the ibex registered a rise of 0.39%, the euro stoxx 50 of 0.19%, the Dax of 0.30% and the ACC 40 of 0.10%. They just kept on negative the London stock market (FTSE 100), which has had a decrease of around 0.06%, and the Swiss stock market with a decrease of 0.03%.
Precisely, the titles that keep the Ibex 35 rising at mid-morning are the bankers. Banco Santander has come to earn 3.23%, BBVA 2.51% and Sabadell 1.68%. Unicaja and Caixabank also remain positive, as are titles such as Inditex, Repsol or Mapfre. Among those that are losing value today are Acciona, Endesa and Iberdrola.
The movements of the European stock markets will be influenced today by the messages that the fedwhich yesterday began two days of meetings and which will end this afternoon by announcing what to do with interest rates: raise them by 0.25% as most analysts expect, to try to curb inflation, or leave them as is are, after the turbulence experienced in the banking sector in the United States in recent weeks.
The last increase, announced in February, was a quarter of a point and with it interest rates stood in a range of 4.5% and 4.75%, the highest percentage since September 2007.
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