Most of the indicators of the European stock markets opened higher this Monday, January 23, in a scenario in which, according to specialists, expectations remain around the statements by the president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde today at the annual reception of the German Stock Exchange.
The markets are still very attentive to the central banks after last week they made it clear that they are going to continue with their plans to raise rates to contain inflation and that, for the moment, they do not plan to slow down the rate of increases, according to the portal Bolsamania.com.
The most important indices are the Eurostoxx and the Ibex 35. The DAX rose 0.3%, to 15,091.19 points, the FTSE-100 rose two tenths, to 7,782.19 points, after the opening; the CAC-40 advanced 0.2% while the Eurostoxx 50 rose to 4,133.05 points at the opening.
The FTSE MIB started the session from 25,810 points while the Ibex 35 rose 0.10% and settled at 8,927 integers.
The stock markets of China, Hong Kong or Singapore will remain closed for several days for the Chinese New Year holiday. Thus, today the Nikkei 225 advances 1.33%. Compared to previous days, the nikkei 225 chain two days in a row in green. In South Korea, for its part, the Kospi rose 0.61%.
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