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FMI forecasts greater economic growth for Spain

2018-04-17 thinkspain
A MORE optimistic outlook for Spain's growth is predicted for this and next year by the International Monetary Fund (FMI) now that it considers the Catalunya political crisis to be over, in terms of its possible effects on the economy.

Pound Eyes Data Hurdle Even as Geopolitical Risk Favors U.K. - Bloomberg

2018-04-16 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

What Lies Ahead for France ETFs?

2018-04-13 zacks
The French economy grew slower than estimated, per the Bank of France, primarily owing to a slowdown in manufacturing activity. The bank’s lower growth estimate for the first quarter is indicative of a somewhat broader slowdown in the Euro zone. European Central Bank (ECB) Executive Board member Benoit Coeure thinks the Euro bloc is witnessing a correction rather than a slowdown, per a Reuters article.

10 Cheap Stocks for Less Than the Price of a Netflix Subscription

2018-04-13 investorplace
It’s easy to overlook small monthly expenses such as a Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) or Spotify Technology SA (NYSE:SPOT) subscription. But even those small dollar amounts can add up. With the rise of discount and even free brokerages, it’s ever-easier to put small amounts of capital to work without paying exorbitant fees and buy cheap stocks.

Is Deutsche Bank AG (USA) Still a Sinking Ship?

2018-04-09 investorplace
The news that Deutsche Bank AG (USA) (NYSE:DB) has fired current CEO John Cryan, replacing him with Co-deputy chief executive Christian Sewing, appears to have stemmed the bleeding in DB stock.

El Corte Ingles chair calls for Europe-wide online retail platform

2018-04-08 thinkspain
DEPARTMENT store chain El Corte Inglés is calling for a European online shopping platform to be set up in order to competewith US giant Amazon and China's Alibaba, involving several major retailers working together.

Inflation Ticks Up: What's in Store for Europe ETFs?

2018-04-06 zacks
The Eurozone was a strong performer in 2017, courtesy of strong economic growth and fundamentals. However, the global market selloff and trade war fears weighed on the performance of the 19-nation bloc in the first quarter of 2018 (read: ETFs to be Impacted by Trump's Tariff Exemptions).

Barcelona to launch own local currency

2018-04-06 thinkspain
BARCELONA is set to launch its own currency next month – the REC, which residents can spend in 10 neighbourhoods at first and which may spread to more areas of the metropolitan zone.

It’s time investors take stock, but bitcoin has a future, says crypto exchange founder

2018-04-06 scmp
David Chapman says interest in crypto is rising from institutions, including private banks, many of whom acting on demand from their clients

Barclays (BCS) Ratings Downgraded by Moody's, Outlook Stable

2018-04-05 zacks
Barclays PLC’s (BCS - Free Report) long-term issuer and senior unsecured debt ratings have been downgraded from Baa2 to Baa3 by Moody's Investors Service. The rating agency also assigned a notional Baseline Credit Assessment (BCA) of baa3 to the company for the first time. The outlook is stable. Alongside, the long-term deposit and senior unsecured debt ratings of Barclays Bank PLC have been downgraded from A1 to A2.

Mains gas prices fall

2018-04-01 thinkspain
MAINS gas tariffs will drop from today (Easter Sunday) thanks to a reduction in the price of raw material in international markets.

Electricity prices per MWh 'lowest in EU' this week

2018-03-31 thinkspain
ELECTRICITY in Spain became the cheapest in the European Union on Thursday and has remained so ever since – the second time this has happened in a fortnight.

CoCos Would Be Dumb Investments - And They Are Dumb Policy, Too

2018-03-30 seekingalpha
I explain here what CoCos are, basically why they exist, and why they are based on fakery.

European Banks: What To Do After The Recent Sell-Off

2018-03-28 seekingalpha
The good news here is that this macroeconomic slowdown is temporary, while the sector’s fundamentals remain intact.

Banco De Sabadell: Higher Profitability May Lead To A Re-Rating Of Its Shares

2018-03-28 seekingalpha
Banco de Sabadell is a Spanish bank with a strong position in Corporate and SMEs in its domestic market, and also has good growth prospects internationally.

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