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Spanish stocks ease upwards for third consecutive day on aid-package news in the US

  • The Ibex 35 leading-share index in Madrid was up 1.31 per cent at 7,033 points on Thursday

The approval of the biggest ever financial aid package in the US helped the Spanish stock market close its third consecutive day with an increase on Thursday evening (26 March).

The Ibex 35 leading-share index in Madrid was up 1.31 per cent at 7,033 points on the day.

The index had started the week at 6,219 points and reached its most recent peak on 18 February at 10,005 points. Other European markets have climbed this week.