The Ibex 35 traded with a rise of 0.34% in the mid-session this Friday, which brought it to stand at 9,238.3 integers, on a day in which investors are awaiting the publication of data from inflation in Europe and the United States.

In the absence of knowing the US CPI, Eurostat has already published the year-on-year inflation rate for the euro area, which stood at 6.9% in March, compared to the 8.5% rise in prices in February, which It represents the lowest level since February 2022, thanks to the fall in energy prices. The core rate, which excludes the effect of energy and food, climbed to a new record of 5.7%.

The markets are also paying attention today to the appearance of the president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, before the European Council.

In this context, the largest increases were recorded by IAG (3.12%), Sacyr (1.64%), Telefónica (1.19%) and Acciona Energía (1.14%), while on the other side They were Bankinter (-2.25%), Unicaja Banco (-1.20%) and Banco Sabadell (-1.19%).

The rest of the European stock markets traded with increases of 0.21% in London, 0.46% in Paris, 0.37% in Frankfurt and 0.21% in Milan.

The price of a barrel of Brent quality oil, a reference for the Old Continent, rose 0.2%, to 78.8 dollars, while Texas stood at 74.7 dollars, 0.5% more.

In the currency market, the price of the euro against the dollar stood at 1.0883 ‘green bills’, while the risk premium was around 103.2 basis points, with the interest required on the 10-year bond in 3.398%.