Spanish stock market falls


Madrid, Aug 19 (IANS) Spanish stock market index Ibex-35 fell 0.02 percent to close at 10,897.90 points.

Abengoa “B” led the fall on Tuesday, losing 8.60 percent, followed by Acerinox, ArcelorMittal, Repsol, OHL and Sacyr that lost 1.76 percent, 1.23 percent, 1.20 percent, 1.20 percent and 0.86 percent, respectively, Xinhua reported.

On the other hand, Grifols shares climbed 2.73 percent, followed by IAG (2.17 percent), Mediaset (1.43 percent), Gamesa (1.30 percent), Bankinter (0.64 percent) and AENA (0.61 percent).

Meanwhile, Spain’s risk premium stood at 136.50 points on Tuesday closing time, rising slightly from the 132.30 points of Monday, and Spain’s 10 year bond interest rate stood at 2.003 percent, also rising slightly from the 1.954 percent of Monday.