Spain’s benchmark stock market index Ibex-35 fell 0.33 percent on Thursday to close at 10,326.10 points, down from the 10,360.50 points of Wednesday.

On Thursday session, Banco Popular shares led falls losing 3.63 percent, followed by Banco Sabadell, Banco Santander, BBVA, Indra A and Bankia that lost 1.37 percent, 1.37 percent, 1.35 percent, 1.29 percent and 1.17 percent respectively.

Grifols shares led the gainers, climbing 1.30 percent, followed by Inditex, Viscofan, Melia Hotels, DIA and IAG that rose 1.27 percent, 1.17 percent, 0.85 percent, 0.84 percent and 0.78 percent respectively.

Meanwhile, Spain’s risk premium closed at 148 points, three points up on the 145 of Wednesday, and Spain’s 10-year bond interest rate stood at 1.67 percent rising from the 1.65 percent of Wednesday closing time. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/NewsGhana.com.gh