The Ibex 35 was trading flat at midday and remained at last Friday’s closing levels, at 10,094.6 points, on a day in which the US stock market, Wall Street, will remain closed for the celebration of Martin Luther Day. King.

The selective started the day on the rise and surpassed the level of 10,100 points, encouraged by Grifols’ 5% rise; However, the index, as well as the price of the Catalan blood products company, fell negative after the first hour of trading to try again to gain momentum in the mid-session.

In the macroeconomic field, this Monday it was learned that industrial production in the eurozone recorded a fall of 0.3% last November compared to the previous month, when it had fallen 0.7%, extending the sequence to three months. negative, while compared to the same month in 2022 the decrease was 6.8%.

In the case of Spain, industrial production rose by 1.1% monthly in November, after falling seven tenths in October, while compared to the same month in 2022 it also rose by 1.1%, after the interannual fall from 1.6% the previous month.

Likewise, it has been published that the trade balance of the eurozone in November registered a positive balance of 20.3 billion euros, which almost doubled the market forecast.

On the other hand, the Eurogroup will hold a meeting today that will include the participation of the president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde.

In addition, this week the World Economic Forum will be held, which will take place in the Swiss town of Davos from this Monday to next Friday, and in its 54th edition will have a large presence of the Ibex 35, in addition to the intervention at the event of the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, as well as the until recently First Vice President and Minister of Economy, Nadia Calviño, who will debut at the conclave her recent appointment as President of the European Investment Bank (EIB).

In this context, investors will continue to pay attention to Grifols shares, which closed last Friday, January 12, at 8.874 euros, which represents a drop of 39% compared to the 14.57 euros at which it closed on January 5. , in a week that was marked by the offensive initiated by the Gotham City Research fund. At midday, despite rising 5% at the opening, they registered a slight decrease of 0.2%, to 8,850 euros per share.

In the middle section of the negotiation, the biggest increases within the Ibex 35 were recorded by Bankinter (1.1%), Repsol (1%), Acerinox (0.92%) and Rovi (0.9%), while At the other extreme, the ‘red lanterns’ were Acciona (-1.87%) and Acciona Energía (-1.57%).

The European stock markets opted for declines at midday: Milan was down 0.17%; Paris 0.23%; London 0.26% and Frankfurt 0.28%.

At the same time, the price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, fell 0.7%, to 77.74 dollars, while Texas stood at 72.07 dollars, 0.7%. .85% less.

In the currency market, the price of the euro depreciated 0.07% against the dollar, to 1.0944 ‘greenbacks’, while in the debt market the interest required on the ten-year Spanish bond was It stood at 3.138% after adding five basis points, while the risk premium (the differential with the German bond) remained at 91.5 points.