Oil and airline industries' link

Betting on oil and airline stocks at the same time? Repsol, IAG good choices

Sonia Ruiz de Garibay (GVCGaesco) | Although a simultaneous investment recommendation for oil and airline stocks might seem a contradiction in terms, the fact they are both heavily influenced by oil prices gives them a very important element in common. Oil is an earning driver for the oil industry, while for the airlines sector it is an important costs’  element, accounting for over 20% of the total. Repsol and IAG are currently good bets.

Grifols Strengthens Presence In US Where It Now Generates Over 60% Of Sales

Spanish pharmaceutical and healthcare firm Grifols has obtained approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the physiological saline solution which the company manufactures at its plant in Las Torres de Cotillas (Murcia). This is very positive for the group’s hospital division and, in particular, for its presence in the US.

Banco Popular will meet ECB

S&P Cuts Banco Popular’s Rating To B vs B+coinciding with AGM

S&P has cut its outlook for Banco Popular to Negative from Stable (where it placed the bank on February 9), which opens the door to new rating trims. At the same time, Popular will hold its AGM today where the 2016 accounts (losses of €3.485 billion) are due to be approved by shareholders,