German stocks - Factors to watch on May 30
FRANKFURT, May 30 The DAX top-30 index looked set to open 0.1 percent lower on Tuesday, according to premarket data from brokerage Lang & Schwarz at 0607 GMT.
MADRID, Sept 29 Spanish retail prices rose 3.4 percent in August on a seasonally-adjusted basis from a year earlier, according to the National Statistics Institute (INE) on Thursday, with growth slowing from a revised 5.1 percent a month earlier.
A consumer spending rebound, buoyed by weak inflation and a jobs turnaround, has so far extended Spain's three-year recovery from a deep recession even amid a political deadlock that has left the country without a new government for nine months.
Economic growth is expected to move into a lower gear as of 2017, while the acting Economy Minister Luis de Guindos has warned there are already signs of a slowdown as the political bickering and uncertainty drags on.
Spanish national consumer prices rose for the first time in just over a year in September, separate data from INE showed on Thursday. (Reporting by Paul Day, Writing by Sarah White)
TOKYO, May 30 British American Tobacco will expand sales of its "glo" tobacco-heating device to Tokyo and Osaka from July and roll it out nationwide by year-end, intensifying a battle with Philip Morris International for a share of Japan's vaping market.