The PSI-20 index ended the last session of the week to gain 0.97% to 4,977.56 points, a high for January this year, in this which was the fifth consecutive session of increases in the national stock market. In the rest of Europe, the trend is similar, with investors looking at the new budget package designed by the Biden administration.Yesterday, the American president announced a $ 2.3 billion investment plan to renovate and modernize US infrastructure over the next eight years, which includes a check from US $ 621 billion for transport projects, another US $ 111 billion for water infrastructure and a final US $ 100 billion for the mobile network.
Around here, with 13 prices up, three down and two closing the day unchanged, the highlight was the 4.68% gain of the construction company Mota-Engil to 1,476 euros, after yesterday having devalued more than 1%, after the presentation of results. Among the gains, the two companies of the EDP group also stood out, with the parent company increasing by 1.01% to 4.914 euros and EDP Renováveis rising 2.80% to 18.73 euros. The renewable energy company was the third that rose the most in this shortest week due to tomorrow’s holiday.
Leading the weekly climbs was the Ibersol group, with a gain of more than 11%. Second in this weekly ranking was Altri, which also appreciated close to 11%. On Tuesday, the shares of the company led by José Pina climbed 9%, after that the analysts at CaixaBank / BPI and Santander have revised the target price assigned to the national wastepaper upwards.
Today, outside the stock exchange, the IGCP – Treasury and Public Debt Management Agency – announced that it wants to raise up to 4.25 billion euros in three Treasury bill auctions scheduled for the second quarter of this year, according to a document issued today by the entity.
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