Spanish stocks - Factors to watch on Friday
The following Spanish stocks may be affected by newspaper reports and other factors on Friday. Reuters has not verified the newspaper reports, and cannot vouch for their accuracy:
Regulators have given Repsol Oil and Gas Canada the green light to resume hydraulic fracking at a remote well in Alberta nearly three months after the region was rocked by an earthquake linked to the fracking, the company said on Thursday.
The Spanish market watchdog on Thursday said it had opened proceedings against Santander, BBVA, Sabadell and Caixabank for possible anti-competitive practices related to derivative contracts to cover the risk of syndicated loans.
Separately, a Spanish court ruled on Thursday that the country's banks including leaders Banco Santander and Caixabank can no longer sell mortgages with so-called floor clauses.