Spanish economy general

The Spanish economy loses steam

Oriol Aspachs (Caixabank Research) | We already have indications that the economy is losing steam. On the one hand, the Purchasing Managers’ Indices (PMIs) for both the services and manufacturing sectors show a clear downward trend…Household consumption, the main pillar of the economy (it represents around 55% of GDP), is also weakening.

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The Right Wing Takes Over The Government In Italy

The coalition of conservatives, post-fascists and populists, led by Giorgia Meloni, won 44% of the votes in both Congress and the Senate, with 96% of the votes counted. “It is the time of responsibility, we will govern for all Italians”, said the very possible future prime minister after an election with a historic abstention rate. With a turnout of 63.9%, Giorgia Meloni’s Fratelli d’Italia had 26.2% of the vote, Enrico…

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Cimic (ACS) has been selected by Victoria’s government to contribute a significant batch of works for Melbourne airport’s railway

Link Securities | ACS’ Australian subsidiary, Cimic, has been selected by the government of Victoria as part of the preferred consortium to supply a significant construction works package for the railway project at Melbourne (Australia)’s airport, according to the digital portal Invertia.com CPB Contractors, which belongs to Cimic, is the specific company which has been selected. And its travel companions are a consortium including John Holland Group and partners Alliance,…

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“It Cannot Be That The Number Of Public Employees Rises And At The Same Time The Number Of Hours Worked Falls”

Almudena Díez | Ismael Clemente, CEO of Merlin Properties, explains that “What we are seeing today is that the adoption rate of teleworking in Spain is very low. In fact, it is one of the lowest, not only in Europe, but in the world. With the exception of the public administration, which has adopted it massively, with the risk of generating inefficiency” Q: A Bankinter director told us that the…

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“The Rise In Inflation Is Largely Due To Speculation. The ECB Will Not Be Able To Stop It By Raising Rates”

Lidia Conde (Francfort) | explains Marcel Fratzscher, president of the DIW (Berlin Institute for Economic Research) who headed the ECB’s International Economic Policy Analysis Department in 2008-2013. In an interview to be published in this month’s issue of Consejeros magazine, Fratzscher explains that “The ECB is habdicapped because it cannot tacle the problem by raising rates, neither this year nor the next”, which is why “I am not in favour…

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