Spanish stocks - Factors to watch on Thursday
The following Spanish stocks may be affected by newspaper reports and other factors on Thursday. Reuters has not verified the newspaper reports, and cannot vouch for their accuracy:
Mexico's Grupo Salinas said on Wednesday its chairman will buy out its partner Grupo Televisa's 50 percent stake in the country's No. 3 wireless operator Iusacell for $717 million and seek a strategic partner to build up the carrier.
Separately, Spanish telecoms group Telefonica on Wednesday said it would issue 1.5 billion euros in bonds maturing in three years and carrying an annual coupon of between 4.5 percent and 5 percent.
Spanish telecom group Jazztel is studying a possible bid for TeliaSonera's Yoigo, Expansion reported, citing sources.