Euro STOXX 50 futures were up 28 points at 4,344, FTSE futures up 40.5 points at 7,761.5 and German DAX futures up 84 points at 16,073 by 0430 GMT.
Asia-Pacific share indices rose in the wake of Wall Street on signs that the United States may be close to reaching an agreement to raise its debt limit and avoid a catastrophic default.
Oil prices fell on signs of progress in talks to raise the US debt limit, after rising nearly 3% in the previous session on optimism about US fuel demand.
trade balance of spain
– Quarterly Bulletin of the Bank of England
– US new requests for unemployment benefits in
– Philadelphia Fed New Orders Index for May
Indra appoints José Vicente de los Mojos as the new CEO (El Confidential); De los Mojos emerges as CEO of Indra (Expansion)
Internal war in Mediaset before the possible proposal of Prisa (El Economista)
Cervo wants to make Services giant with Sacir and OHLA (El Economista)
Spanish pharmaceutical Esteve sells a 26% stake to German Lubia (Reuters)
Deutsche Bank agrees to pay $75 million to settle lawsuits by women who claim they were abused by the late Jeffrey Epstein, accusing the German bank of facilitating their sex trafficking Reuters)
Technology companies that account for more than 5% of a telecom provider’s maximum average internet traffic should help pay for the rollout of 5G and broadband across Europe, according to a draft proposal from the telecoms industry (Reuters)
Qatar’s sovereign wealth fund, Credit Suisse’s second biggest investor, has explored the possibility of seeking compensation for damages caused by its takeover of the Swiss bank (Reuters)
economy and politics
US President Joe Biden, a Democrat, and Republican Congressman Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday underlined their determination to reach an agreement soon to raise the federal government’s debt ceiling and avoid a catastrophic default situation (Reuters)
The UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, described the extension of the Black Sea Grain Agreement by two more months as “good news for the world” (Reuters)
Japan’s export growth hit its weakest pace in more than two years in April as shipments to China declined amid continuing concerns about weakening global economic demand (Reuters)
Treasury auctions government bonds and obligations
– Ence Energia y Celulosa paid a final interim dividend of €0.290 gross per share for 2022
– Pilar Lope, Minister of Justice, attends the Europe Forum in Madrid (0900h)
balance of payments and budgetary balance
– Spain’s Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism publishes the monthly report of the trade balance for March