BARCELONA | By CaixaBank analysts | It is necessary to advance towards banking and fiscal union. Without it, the eurozone–particularly periphery countries–will not be able to face the numerous challenges still ahead.
LONDON | Behind the option of recovering the public investment made in Lloyds TSB, a possibility sounded today by Whitehall amid better priced bank stocks, there is the European Central Bank. But British taxpayers will probably never know.
WASHINGTON | Fear of spending cuts and fiscal cliff has made the U.S. defense officials cut spending even before they were forced to do so. A good example of commendable public spirit, even if a bit exaggerated.
Afi analysts issued today a simple but compelling chart showing Brazil is the main target of the more than €100-billion total exposure by Spain’s large companies in Latin America.
BARCELONA |By CaixaBank analysts | The Basel III liquidity requirements are made more flexible. Those countries in crisis can postpone the application of bank liquidity coverage ratio regulations.
Why should banks enjoy the comfort of placing money in the Frankfurt-based central bank for risk-free profit? They should instead letting it flow. After all, businesses are starved of cash to hire and invest.
By Carlos Díaz Guell | While the German chancellor refuses to give in to the growth pact for which half of Europe sighs, Hollande leads the southern countries’ complaints, very aware that France’s economic stand is getting weaker by the quarter. It’s inflation’s fault.
MADRID | Crédito y Caución 500 Table survey, which includes forecasts of sectoral performance in 34 markets, recorded 13 losses and nine improvements compared to 2012-end analysis.
MADRID | Highlights of the speech by Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, meeting Tuesday with members of the Spanish Parliament.
According to Alexander Golts, the Munich Security Conference marks the lowest point in US-Russia relations for the past 20 years.