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Spanish share prices rise by 1.16 pct on Friday

11 Jul 2020, 03:44 GMT+10

MADRID, July 10 (Xinhua) -- Share prices in Spain rose on Friday, with the benchmark Ibex-35 index climbing 1.16 percent to close at 7,321.10 points.

Totally 26 of the 35 blue chips gained in the day while just six lost value and three remained unchanged in the session.

Savings banks Banco Sabadell and Bankia were among Friday's best performers with Banco Sabadell climbing 4.72 percent and Bankia up 3.93 percent, while construction and infrastructure company ACS gained 4.43 percent.

The worst results were from healthcare and pharmaceutical company Grifols which was down 1.02 percent, with pharmaceutical manufacturer Almirall losing 0.79 percent and technological consultancy Indra falling 0.58 percent.

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