The Ibex 35 fell 0.82% towards 12:00 p.m., in the mid-session, standing at 9,885.9 points, despite the fact that in the first minutes of opening it was trading positively with increases of up to 0.2%.

In a day without major macroeconomic references, investors are already waiting for the corporate results season for Spanish listed companies to begin this week. Bankinter, as is tradition, will formalize the start by publishing its annual accounts this Thursday.

In Spain, this Tuesday the Minister of Economy, Commerce and Business, Carlos Body, will begin an individual round of contacts with the presidents of the main Spanish banks. The first to meet with the minister will be the presidents of CaixaBank, José Ignacio Goirigolzarri, KutxaBank, Antón Arriola, and BBVA, Carlos Torres.

Wednesday will continue with the president of Banco Sabadell, Josep Oliu, the president of KPMG, Juan José Cano, and the president of Unicaja Banco, Manuel Azuaga.

The negative evolution in the mid-session was common in the main European trading floors. London fell 0.23%; Paris, 0.22%; Frankfurt, 0.16%; and Milan, 0.41%.

On the other hand, a barrel of Brent was trading at $79.45, 0.77% less, while West Texas Intermediate (WTI) fell 0.83%, to $74.14.

In the debt market, the yield on the Spanish bond with a 10-year maturity was quoted at 3.224% in the mid-session, compared to 3.204% on Monday. In this way, the risk premium rose by two tenths, to 91.6 basis points.

Regarding currencies, the euro depreciated 0.14% against the dollar, reaching an exchange rate of 1.0867 ‘greenbacks’ for each unit of the community currency.