In Spain


Education sector in Spain needs collaboration with business

“Neither The Business Nor The Education Sector In Spain Have Collaborated Sufficiently”

In Spain, companies should “express their future needs in the medium and long-term and transmit them to the education system. At the same time, the education sector has to contribute and help young people to get a job tomorrow. If this is not perfectly in sync, like a watch, it doesn’t work,” explains Francisco Belil, a Gas Natural board member and deputy chairman in Spain of the Bertelsmann Foundation.


The short-lived Republic of Catalonia

The Short-Lived Republic of Catalonia

From 15:25 last Friday afternoon, when the Catalan Parliament made its unilateral declaration of independence, events have speeded up. Three hours after the solemn, but sad proclamation, the Republic of Catalonia disappeared into thin air. Mariano Rajoy dissolved the regional parliament and fired Carles Puigdemont’s government by implementing Article 155 of the Spanish Constitution in the Senate. And the biggest surprise: a call for elections on December 21.


Is there a property bubble in the big city centres in Spain?

Is there a property bubble in the big city centres in Spain?

Ratings agency Fitch has warned that a property bubble is evident in the centres of Spain’s large cities. But it makes it clear that it does not anticipate any generalised bubble in housing prices in the country in the short-term. This is due to the high level of stock which still has to be absorbed and the restrictions on buying a home.



Private debt in Spain is adjusting

The Process Of Private Debt Adjustment In Spain May Be Nearing An End

Financial institutions, companies and households have continued to adjust the debt accumulated in the first half of the year. In the case of non-financial companies and households, their level of debt is increasingly closer to the European average, against a backdrop of greater economic growth and preference for home ownership.


B-Santander

Spanish Banks And Real Estate: A Key Part Of The Story

In Spain banks stocks, particularly Santander, play an unusually important role in driving the index Ibex35.To understand the prospects for the Spanish banks (and ipso facto, the overall index), it is crucial to have a handle on the health of the domestic real estate market,” confirms Goldman Sacha experts.