MADRID, 17 May. (EUROPA PRESS) -
The Ibex 35 started this Tuesday's session with a rise of 0.8%, which has led the selective to stand at 8,420.5 integers at 9:01 a.m., on a day marked by the publication of the Gross Domestic Product ( quarterly GDP) of the euro zone.
After closing yesterday with a rise of 0.19%, the Madrid selective began the session clinging to the psychological level of 8,400 points, with most of the values in green, in a context marked by the evolution of the Covid-19 in China.
In fact, the authorities of the Chinese city of Shanghai have set themselves the goal of returning to normality in June. "Fifteen of Shanghai's 16 districts have lifted COVID-19 restrictions outside of quarantine zones," said Zong Ming, deputy mayor of the city, as reported by the 'China Daily'.
In the early stages of this Tuesday's session, the biggest increases were scored by Solaria (2.16%), IAG (1.88%), Repsol (1.86%), Caixabank (1.79%), Sabadell (1.59%), Santander (1.48%) and ArcelorMittal (1.47%), while on the opposite side were Fluidra (-0.44%) and Telefónica (-0.03%).
The rest of the European stock markets opened with increases of 0.7% in the case of Frankfurt and Paris and 0.2% for London.
The price of a barrel of Brent crude oil, a reference for Europe, stood at 114 dollars, with a decrease of 0.14%, while a barrel of WTI oil, a reference for the US, fell 0.23% , up to 111 dollars.
Finally, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.0473 'greenbacks'.