European stock markets collapse through the Ukrainian crisis: the IBEX falls 3.2%, almost as much as in the appearance of omicron
The crisis that has been unleashed on Ukraine has favored this Monday that the Spanish Stock Exchange - and European - has registered the greatest fall since the appearance of the Coronavirus omicron variant in November 2021, losing 3.18% and approaching 8.400 points, according to market data.
The national market reference index, IBEX 35, has lost 276.9 points, 3.18%, up to 8.417.8 points, level similar to that registered on December 22.
Of the big values, only Telefónica has risen, 0.46%, after Vodafone announced its interest in an Italian company, while Banco Santander has lost 4.53%;BBVA 3.47%;Inditex 3.38%;Repsol 2.25% and Iberdrola 1.74%
The wave of falls has also felt in the London Stock Exchange, which has closed this Monday with a 2.63% drop.
The FTSE-100, the main index in the British capital, lowered 196.98 points, up to 7.297.15 integers, while the FTSE-250 Secondary lost 3.64%, 810.74 points, up to 21.452.50 integers.
The Milan Stock Exchange has also closed down and its FTSE MIB selective index sank 4.02%, until it is 25.972.90 points, due to the climate of tension for the crisis of Ukraine and weighed by the industrial sector.
The FTSE Italia All-Share index lost 4.03%, until 28.307.66 integers.
The Paris Stock Exchange, which ended last week with a bearish movement, has also suffered a considerable collapse on Monday by losing its general index by 3.97% and ending below the barrier of 7.000 points.
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The CAC-40 -The French stock index-the session began slightly down and after a few minutes it was placed momentarily above 7.068.59 points on Friday's closure.
However, in a few minutes the market was clearly oriented in descending line.The movement was becoming more accused as time passed and in particular with the casual opening of Wall Street.
Since the year began, the Paris Stock Exchange has lost 4.73% and in a week the setback is even greater, of 5.37%.
The euro also falls
The euro has fallen today below $ 1.13, minimal for two weeks, after the publication of disappointing economic data of the Eurozone.
The euro changed towards 16.00 GMT hours at $ 1,1309, compared to $ 1,1346.The European Central Bank (ECB) set the change in euro reference at $ 1,1304.
"The economic growth of the euro zone slows it as the omicron variant affects the services sector, but the industrial sector benefits from the moderation of supply problems," according to the IHS Markit consultant.
The flash of its index composed of the total activity of the euro area, the manufacturing and services sector, stood at 52.4 points in January (53.3 points in December), its minimum of the last eleven months.
The markets will pay attention this week to the presidential elections in Italy and to the Federal Reserve Meeting (FED).
Tensions between Russia and Ukraine also monopolize market attention, where risk aversion has increased and investors take refuge in the dollar, YEN and the Swiss Franco.The single currency was changed in a fluctuation band between $ 1,1290 and $ 1,1345.