Spain’s bancarisation is making life difficult for its independent financial advisers (Empresas de Asesoramiento Financiero Independiente or EAFIs), while excessive regulation is also clipping their wings.
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Spain will go to the polls on Sunday and expectations have certainly been met for a more interesting race to the finishing point than in 2011. New kids on the block, centre-right Ciudadanos and anti-austerity Podemos, have put an end to the over 40-year two-party dominance of the Popular Party (PP) and the Socialists. The new government could implement more reforms with expected positive economic impact, but the downturn in markets such as Latin America is likely to weigh more on Spain’s stock market.
Spain’s exports continue to rise and over the last five months have produced a welcome shift in the country’s trade balance.
MADRID | July 22, 2015 | By Judith MacInnes | British Prime Minister David Cameron’s ploy to make a grand presentation on his plans for European reform at the June 26 Euro Summit was scuppered by the escalating Greece crisis.