MADRID, May 22 (Xinhua) -- Spanish shares rose slightly on Friday with the benchmark stock market index Ibex-35 climbing 0.17 percent to close at 6,697.50 points.
The shares of 19 of the selected 35 large companies rose in the day with 16 losing value.
The savings banks, Bankinter and Bankia, were among the day's best performers with shares up 5.96 percent and 3.75 percent respectively, while the media company Mediaset gained 3.87 percent.
Friday's worst results were for the International Consolidated Airlines Group, with shares down 7.28 percent. Petrochemical giant, Repsol lost 1.82 percent, while steel producer, Arcelormittal fell 1.71 percent.