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Spanish stocks climb 2.95 pct on Wednesday

04 Jun 2020, 02:30 GMT+10

MADRID, June 3 (Xinhua) -- Spanish shares rose for the third consecutive day on Wednesday with the Ibex-35 benchmark index up 2.95 percent, or 218.3 points, to close at 7,626.40 points.

The shares of 33 of the selected 35 large companies rose in the day.

The International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) had Wednesday's best results, with shares up by 11.39 percent, while the Banco Sabadell savings bank climbed 7.72 percent and insurance company Mapfre rose 7.71 percent.

The only two companies to see their share values fall were healthcare and pharmaceutical company Grifols and telecommunications provider Cellnex Telcom, which fell by 3.00 percent and 2.48 percent respectively.

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