Spanish stock market registers biggest fall since 2012

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Madrid, Aug 25 (IANS) Spanish stock market index Ibex-35 registered the biggest fall since August 2012 when falling 5.01 percent on Monday session to 9,756.60 points, down from the 10,271.70 points of Friday.

The session was marked by losses registered in Asian markets, Xinhua reported.

In Spain, only Abengoa “B” shares rose climbing 3.34 percent, while ArcelorMittal shares led falls losing 9.31 percent, followed by Repsol, Banco Santander, Acciona, Tecnicas Reunidas and ACS that lost 8.81 percent, 6.97 percent, 5.97 percent, 5.90 percent and 5.85 percent respectively.

Meanwhile, Spain’s risk premium stood at 145.6 points on Monday closing time, and Spain’s 10-year bond interest rate stood at 2. 036 percent, showing no big differences with Friday.