Towards mid-session, the Ibex 35 recovered part of the ground it had lost at the opening, so that at 12:00 p.m. it was trading at 11,224.9 points, which represents a drop of 0.76% compared to Thursday.

Investors will be watching Sacyr today, which has raised 222 million euros in the capital increase that it launched this Thursday afternoon with the aim of promoting the development of its highway concession projects around the world.

Likewise, they will be attentive to Acciona Energía, which yesterday, after the closing of the stock market, lowered the forecasts announced at the beginning of the year regarding the gross operating result (Ebitda) that it will register for the entire year 2024, due to the current forecasts of prices and production lower than expected.

On the other hand, a few minutes after the market opening, CriteriaCaixa, the industrial arm of the la Caixa Banking Foundation, has reached a 9.4% stake in ACS for an amount of 983 million euros, which will allow the entry of Isidro Fainé, president of Criteria, on the construction company’s board of directors.

In this context, Acciona was the stock with the worst performance on the Stock Market, falling 9.29%, followed by Sacyr (-6.97%), Acciona Energía (-6.37%), Solaria (-2.26% ), Cellnex (-1.44%) and Ferrovial (-1.42%).

On the other hand, the selective was led in the mid-session by Rovi (0.50%), Acerinox (0.40%), Banco Sabadell (0.34%), Naturgy (0.32%), and ArcelorMittal (0 ,30%).

The evolution towards the mid-session was similar for the main European stock markets. The British FTSE 100 fell 0.36%; the French CAC 40, 0.10%; the German DAX, 0.36%; and the Italian FTSE MIB, 0.25%.

For its part, a barrel of Brent experienced a decrease of 0.75%, to $80.75, while West Texas Intermediate (WTI) stood at $76.24, 0.82% less.

In the debt market, the yield on the Spanish bond with a 10-year maturity reached 3.345% in the mid-session, from the 3.353% observed at the close of Thursday. In this way, the risk premium against German debt rose by two tenths, to 75.9 basis points.

In the foreign exchange market, the euro appreciated 0.22% against the dollar, reaching an exchange rate of 1.0840 ‘greenbacks’ for each unit of the community currency.