The PSI-20 index ended Thursday’s session gaining 0.09% to 5,029.88 points, on a day when the benchmark index for Europe returned to renew historical highs, with investors already looking at the post-pandemic.
Most European markets mirror the enthusiasm that exists around the global economic recovery, days after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) revised its projections for the whole world.
To this sentiment were added the disclosure of the minutes of the United States Federal Reserve, about the last monetary policy meeting in March, where the message that the support to the economy is to be maintained is reinforced, and that the “rally” in the Treasury yields reflect the strength of the economy, rather than being interpreted as an alarm when it comes to inflation.
Today, the European Central Bank (ECB) has also revealed that Council members still consider it premature to let their guard down.
Over here, EDP gained 1.84% to 5.202 euros per share and EDP Renováveis rose 0.75% to 18.79 euros per share.
Still in energy, the REN- National Energy Networks rose 0.41% to 2.44 euros, on a day when it was known that it is going to the market to try to raise 300 million euros in an eight-year green debt issue to finance projects related to the environment and the environment. sustainability, after having held a “non deal road show” to attract investors in early February.
Altri gained 0.70% to 6.44 euros. The company intends to compensate shareholders with the payment of a dividend in kind within the scope of the potential placement on the stock exchange of Greenvolt – Energias Renováveis.
The shareholders will decide on the transaction at the general meeting that was called for April 30, with the distribution of up to a maximum of five million shares on the table.
Among the falls is Banco Comercial Português, which today lost 0.17% to 11.95 cents per share.