Spanish stocks fall by 0.04 pct on Thursday

Xinhua News Agency | Aug 15, 2019 at 4:37 PM

MADRID, Aug.15 (Xinhua) -- Spanish share values fell by 0.04 percent on Thursday with the benchmark stock market index Ibex-35 opening at 8,522.70 points and closing at 8,519.00 points.

Thursday's drop in share values was relatively minor after Wednesday's fall of 1.98 percent.

The shares of 24 of the 35 companies on the Ibex-35 lost value, while the share price of 10 went up and one remained unchanged.

Thursday's worst performer was telecommunications company Masmovil Ibercom, with a 5.90 percent fall in share prices. Shares in energy provider Enagas went down by 2.08 percent, while technology consultancy Indra, suffered a 2.01 percent fall in share values.

The day's best results were for Iberdrola, with shares of the energy supplier rising by 2.29 percent, while share values in the savings banks Bankinter and Banco Sabadell increased by 0.88 and 0.77 percent respectively.