At the close in Madrid, the IBEX 35 declined 1.34%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the IBEX 35 were ArcelorMittal SA (MC: MTS ), which rose 0.67% or 0.135 points to trade at 20.140 at the close. Merlin Properties SA (MC: MRL ) added 0.52% or 0.06 points to end at 11.66 and Inmobiliaria Colonial SA (MC: COL ) was up 0.45% or 0.040 points to 8.905 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Bankinter (MC: BKT ), which lost 3.48% or 0.254 points to trade at 7.046 in late trade. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA (MC: SGREN ) declined 3.47% or 0.400 points to end at 11.125 and Amadeus IT (MC: AMA ) shed 3.32% or 2.180 points to 63.520.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 125 to 59 and 11 ended unchanged on the Madrid Stock Exchange.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.39% or 5.05 to $1303.15 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 3.73% or 2.00 to hit $51.69 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract fell 3.13% or 1.93 to trade at $59.66 a barrel.
EUR/USD was up 0.24% to 1.1440, while EUR/GBP rose 0.47% to 0.8685.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.13% at 95.343.
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