The Ibex 35 ended this Wednesday’s session with a fall of 1.26%, reaching 10,053.4 points, in a day in which the index surpassed the level of 10,200 points in the first minutes. of quotation.

Banca March experts have assessed in a report that the market “remains stubborn in rapid and prompt declines, which we do not see taking into account an inflation that, although it is on its way to being controlled, is still far from achieving the objectives of the Fed and ECB, respectively.

This Wednesday it was known in Spain that Social Security gained 540,000 affiliates in 2023 and marked a new annual maximum of 20.83 million employed people, while unemployment fell by 130,197 people, to its lowest level in 16 years, and stood at 2.7 million unemployed.

For its part, Germany’s unemployment rate in December has increased by one tenth as expected by consensus, reaching 5.9%. Investors are thus waiting to know the minutes of the last meeting of the United States Federal Reserve (Fed), which will be published this afternoon.

In this context, only seven Ibex stocks have closed the day in ‘green’: CaixaBank (1.41%), Banco Sabadell (1.31%), Enagás (1.01%), Endesa (0.49%) , Telefónica (0.36%), Bankinter (0.13%) and Repsol (0.04%).

On the contrary, Acciona led the falls this Wednesday (-3.42%), ahead of Acciona Energía (-3.31%), Inditex (-3.07%), Fluidra (-3.01%), Solaria (-2.99%), IAG (-2.76%) and Grifols (-2.69%).

The corrections have been widespread in the main European stock markets. London has fallen 0.51%; Paris, 1.58%; Frankfurt, 1.38%; and Milan, 1.39%.

In the raw materials market, a barrel of Brent stood at $78.05 at the close of the European trading session, up 2.85%, while West Texas Intermediate (WTI) reached $72.56, 3.10% more.

In the debt market, the yield on the Spanish bond with a 10-year maturity stood at 3.006%, below the 3.027% recorded the previous day. In this way, the risk premium against German debt reached 98.3 basis points, 2.4 points more.

Likewise, the euro depreciated 0.30% against the dollar, registering an exchange rate of 1.0908 ‘greenbacks’ for each unit of the community currency.