EFE Economic Day topics for Friday, April 26, 2024

Spain unemployment

Madrid – Compared to the previous quarter, the number of employed persons decreased by 139,700 people in the first quarter of the year, to 21.25 million, while unemployment increased by 117,000 to reach 2.97 million and the unemployment rate remained at 12. 29%. population, according to the latest data released this Friday by INE.

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RATO case

MADRID – Prosecutors must this Friday approve or change Rodrigo Rato's statement of indictment in a trial to follow in Madrid's provincial court for eleven counts of tax crimes, money laundering and business corruption.



Oil film results

NEW YORK – US oil majors ExxonMobil and Chevron are releasing financial results for the first quarter of 2024 marked by a rise in crude oil prices, contrasting with deep cuts in gas prices.


– Cepsa, Pemex and TotalEnergies also provide their accounts until March.


Japan Inflation

TOKYO – The Bank of Japan (BoJ) on Friday left interest rates unchanged and revised its inflation forecast for this year to 2.8% and downgraded its domestic product growth.

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– The yen fell to 156 units per dollar, marking its lowest level against the US currency since 1990.

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First May Europe

BRUSSELS – Unions in Europe are preparing to celebrate International Workers' Day after losing members in recent years in most countries of the old continent, although there are important differences between states in the percentage of employees registered in these companies.

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First May USA

BOGOTA – The situation of trade union movements in Latin America is as varied as the governments in power, be it the daily mobilization of unions against government measures in Argentina or the 'honeymoon' enjoyed in Brazil or Bolivia. However, in all cases the demands continue and demand for salary improvement and decent work are the main demands.

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Short markets

MADRID – Stock markets, buoyed by easing tensions in the Middle East, face uncertainty at the end of this week's session as US growth and inflation data released on Thursday cast doubt on the Federal Reserve's future performance. .

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Wall Street Cointhura

NEW YORK — The New York stock market is ending a week marked by results from tech companies such as Meta, which doubled its profit in the first quarter, and investors look ahead to the Federal Reserve's meeting next week.


Information agenda

9:00 am- Madrid.- Spain Unemployment.- INE publishes EPA for the first quarter. (Text)

9:00 am- Madrid.- Pension system.- The Ministry of Inclusion, Social Security and Migration publishes pension data for the current month. (Text)

9:00 am- Madrid.- CepSA Results.- Cepsa publishes results for the first quarter of 2024.

9:30 am- Barcelona.- Infrastructures Catalonia.- Minister of Transport, Óscar Puente, participates in the Cercle d'Infrastructures. WTCB. East Building

10:00 am- MADRID.- RATO CASE.- The investigation into the origin of the fortune of Rodrigo Rato, the former Vice President of the Government continues in the Provincial Court of Madrid. Provincial Court. C/ Santiago de Compostela 96.

10:00h.- Madrid.- Industrial Sectors.- The USO Industria trade union presents a report analyzing the exposure to occupational hazards experienced by workers in the petrochemical industry. USE Consortium. C/ Principe de Vergara, 13, 6th floor

11:00h.- Madrid.- PRIVATE CAPITAL.- SpainCap celebrates its annual congress, where statistics for Venture Capital & Private Equity in Spain for the first quarter of the year will be presented. Francisco Giner de los Ríos Foundation. C/ General Martinez Campos, 14.

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11:30 am- Madrid.- CELLNEX BOARD.- Telecom tower operator Cellnex holds its ordinary shareholders meeting. (Before the meeting, at 9:45 am, Cellnex's President Anne Bouverot and CEO, Marco Patuano, will hold an informal meeting with the media) Real Fábrica de Tapices (C/ Vandergoten, 1) .

12:00h.- Madrid.- The bell rings for the integration of socimi tuTECHO for BME development. No (we will pass the first price).

12:00h.- Madrid.- Packaging Industries.- The organization of Hispack, the packaging exhibition held in Barcelona, ​​offers a foreword in Madrid, which measures the packaging industry and points out the x-ray and main trends. Innovate their organizations. (Text).

MADRID.- IVECO STRIKE.- General meeting of workers at the IVECO plant in Madrid, where the working group will report on recent contacts with the company for the negotiation of a collective agreement.

Orense.- ADOLFO DOMÍNGUEZ.- Adolfo Domínguez presents the results for the fiscal year 2023/24 (starting on March 1, 2023 and ending on February 29, 2024). At 10:00 am the Chairman of the Company presents the accounts in a press conference. Adolfo Dominguez Headquarters. Street 4 – Policono San Cibrao das Vinas



8:00 am- Paris.- TOTALENERGIES RESULTS.- Oil group TotalEnergies presents its first quarter results.

8:00 am- Berlin.-Germany Energy.- The German Minister of Economy and Climate Protection, Robert Habeck, gives a press conference on the progress of the government's energy transition.

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10:00 am- Frankfurt.- Continental Meeting.- Continental holds a general meeting of its shareholders.

11:00 am- Frankfurt.- GERMANY Economy.- The President of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, visits the German Central Bank or Bundesbank. (Text)

Lisbon.- JERÓNIMO MARTINS RESULTS.- The Portuguese group Jerónimo Martins publishes its results for the first quarter. (Text)

MOSCOW.- RUSSIA RATES.- The Board of Directors of the Central Bank of Russia is meeting to examine whether or not to change interest rates. (Text)

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2:00 PM- NEW YORK.- EXXONMOBIL RESULTS.- US oil major ExxonMobil releases its results for the first quarter of 2024.

2:00 PM- New York.- Chevron Results – US oil giant Chevron releases results for the first quarter of 2024.

2:30 pm- Washington.- USA INFLATION.- The BEAU of Economic Statistics (BEA) releases data on the Personal Consumption Expenditure (PCE) price index, which the US Federal Reserve (Fed).

15:00h.- New York.- USA TRUMP.- A month has passed since the IPO of Truth Social, the network created by Donald Trump, which helped him increase his wealth at a time when he faces a million dollar fine.

15:00h.- Mexico City.- MEXICO UNEMPLOYMENT.- Mexico's National Institute of Statistics publishes the unemployment rate for March after reaching 2.5% in February.

3:00 PM- Mexico City.- Mexico Trade.- Mexico's National Statistics Agency releases trade balance for March after a $1,610 million deficit in February. (Text)

Asia and Africa

TOKYO.- Japan rates.- The Bank of Japan wraps up its monthly meeting on monetary policy. (text)

Rabat.- Morocco France.- Bruno Le Maire, Minister of Economy and Finance of France, is visiting Rabat in a move to restart Franco-Moroccan relations. He plans to meet with Morocco's Industry Minister Riyad Mesour, head of the Morocco-France Chamber of Commerce, and Budget Minister and President of the Moroccan Football Federation, Fouzi Legjah. (Text) (Photo)



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