The Ibex 35 has closed the session this Wednesday with a slight decrease of 0.04%, for which it has stood at 9,436.4 points, on a day in which macroeconomic data has been released and in which he has intervened Fed Chairman Jerome Powell, who has advocated further rate hikes to curb inflation.

On the other hand, this Wednesday it was revealed that the year-on-year inflation rate in the United Kingdom stood at 8.7% last May, in line with the rise in prices registered in April. The underlying rate reached 7.1%, three tenths more, its highest level since March 1992.

In this context, CaixaBank has been the leading value of the Ibex 35 (2.16%), ahead of Banco Sabadell (1.62%), Sacyr (0.87%), Bankinter (0.81%), Repsol ( 0.79%), and Aena (0.78%).

On the other hand, Solaria was crowned as the value with the worst performance this Wednesday (-2.48%), ahead of MeliĆ” (-2.45%), Acciona (-1.89%), Cellnex (-1 44%) and Acciona Renewable Energy (-1.43%).

The poor performance of this session has been common in the rest of the big European markets. The German DAX index is down 0.55%; the French CAC 40, 0.46%; and the British FTSE 100, 0.13%. In contrast, the Italian FTSE MIB has advanced 0.12%.

At the close of the European trading session, a barrel of Brent was trading at $76.86, up 1.29%, while West Texas Intermediate (WTI) advanced 1.67%, up to $72.38.

In the debt market, the yield on the Spanish bond with a 10-year maturity stood at 3.375%, from 3.343% on Tuesday. In this way, in comparison with German bonds, the risk premium has risen by one tenth, to 93.9 basis points.

In the foreign exchange market, the euro appreciated 0.30% against the dollar, reaching 1.095 dollars for each euro. This represents the best exchange rate for the community currency in the last five weeks.