The Ibex ended the last session with heavy falls and, after many ups and downs this morning, it was finally unable to save the session and closed with a decrease of 0.07%, below 7,400 points. Two of the most important selective companies have published results, Repsol (-1.17%) and Bankinter (+ 2.55%). They have also highlighted the increases in Cellnex (+ 8.27%), which this Wednesday announced a capital increase of 4,000 million. In the Continuous Market, Berkeley has soared nearly 40%.
Wall Street, meanwhile, is in the red after having finished the day on Wednesday positive while in Asia the day has had a mixed sign. After the closure on the other side of the Atlantic, the results of Tesla, with revenues 12% higher than expected. Elon Musk's company went on to skyrocket over 7%. Microsoft At the closing, it also published figures that beat all expectations.
Investors remain very concerned about the pandemic situation, especially in the US, not to mention the tensions between the two main economic powers in the world.
CNBC reports that the tension between China and the US is set to accelerate, "breaking economic ties and forcing investors to reevaluate their view of world markets." In this sense, they highlight the closure of the Chinese consulate in Houston by US order, alleging that it is a necessary step to protect the intellectual property and private data of citizens. The 'South China Morning Post' reports this Thursday that China to Close US Consulate in Chengdu in Response, which, if true, seems like a "rather measured" response, analysts at CMC Markets note.
For the rest, the latest news related to medical advances speak of the agreement the United States has reached to manufacture and distribute millions of doses of the Pfizer and BioNTech vaccine. The US will pay companies $ 1.95 billion.
In the commodities market, gold is about to hit its all-time highs while, this week alone, silver is up 18% to its highest levels since October 2013. "Increasing geopolitical tension between the US and China is probably also helping this behavior," writes Michael Hewson, chief analyst at CMC Markets in London.
In the macro data calendar, weekly jobless claims have been released today across the Atlantic, than they are expected to increase by 1.3 million. Finally, the data has climbed to 1.4 million, worse than expected.
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