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MásMóvil could start giving dividends in 2021; does not rule out buying other operators

MasMovil Could Start Giving Dividends In 2021; Does Not Rule Out Buying Other Operators

MásMóvil remains the exception in a sector marked by low growth rates and high competition. In fact, the company has begun 2020 with two positive pieces of news. On the one hand, the telecoms company is anticipating strong cash generation in 2021, which will allow it to reconsider shareholder remuneration policy. On the other hand, the company has once again been the leader, in January, in terms of client portability in both fixed and mobile phone markets.

 


Big power companies invested over €11 Bn in Spain between 2016 and 2018

Spanish Big Power Companies Invested Over €1.15 Bn In Spain Between 2016 and 2018

The five main integrated utilities operating in the Spanish electricity sector (EDP, Endesa, Iberdrola, Naturgy and Viesgo) invested over 11 billion euros in their activities in this market between 2016 and 2018, according to a report prepared by Deloitte. Of this total investment figure, €1.15 Bn corresponded to R&D&I in those three years, of which almost a third was allocated to electricity in Spain over the period.


DIA approves a salary increase for its 16,000 employees

DIA Approves A Salary Increase For Its 16,000 Employees

The supermarket chain DIA and the unions representing their staff have just signed the new collective bargaining agreement for the period January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2021. This includes salary increases for the company’s 16,000 employees.Under the terms of the new agreement, modules A and B have been combined into one. This will have a salary of 13,700 euros for 2020 and 14,000 euros for 2021.


The coronavirus threatens Stoxx600; index could drop by -15%

The coronavirus threatens Stoxx600; index could drop by 15%

Alphavalue | The magnitude of the downward revisions to the sectors should not come as a big surprise. In a very negative case (“worst case scenario”), the luxury sector could lose 34% and may come as an unpleasant surprise. The Stoxx600 would drop by 15% if fundamentals are threatened again. Although they were not a problem 10 days ago, it seems that sensitivity has increased now.


BBVA aims to become the financial partner for British SMEs and freelancers

BBVA Aims To Become The Financial Partner For British SMEs And Freelancers

Holvi, the digital banking startup for freelancers acquired in 2016 by BBVA, has announced its entry into the United Kingdom, the third largest market it has broken into after Germany and Finland. Its aim is to become the financial partner of British SMEs and freelancers, thanks to its range of digital accounting tools.