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The stock market for Monday, January 31, 2022

The Spanish stock market rises 0.03% but ends January with a fall of 1.16%. The Ibex 35 managed to close this Monday’s session in ‘green’ and save the barrier of 8,600 points with a slight advance of 0.03%, although in the accumulated of the first month of the year the balance for the selective has been negative, with a decrease of 1.16%.

The day ends with the stock market at 8,612.8 points, with Solaria (+4.27%), Rovi (+3.81%), Siemens Gamesa (+3.02%), Arcelormittal (+2.68%) , PharmaMar (+2.39%), Amadeus (+2.37%) and Acerinox (+1.95%) at the head of the increases. On the contrary, the falls of Enagás (-2.17%), Santander (-1.65%), Bankinter (-1.63%), CaixaBank (-1.18%), Inditex (-1, 07%) and Telefónica (-0.83%).

The main references this Monday have been the publication of the GDP of the eurozone for 2021, which increased by 5.2%, and the preliminary data of the CPI in Spain for the month of January, which fell by 0.5% in relation to the interior month and cut its year-on-year rate to 6%, five tenths below the rate for December (6.5%), due to cheaper electricity.

With the exception of London (-0.02%), the rest of the European stock markets have posted increases, which have risen to 0.48% in Paris, 0.99% in Frankfurt and 0.94% in Milan.

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In the month as a whole, the Ibex 35 has recorded a fall of 1.16%. January began marked by the evolution of the pandemic and the increase in coronavirus infections, a concern that gave way to tension between Russia and Ukraine, with the rise in gas and oil prices.

In addition, in recent weeks investors have been attentive to inflation and the measures that central banks may take to curb its rise, such as raising interest rates. Last week, the United States Federal Reserve (Fed) anticipated a rate hike “soon”.