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Spain: Rents rise by 9% and exceed barrier of €1,000 per month for first time, according to Fotocasa

The price of rents has risen by 9% and reached highs in June, up to €12.65 per square meter, according to data from Fotocasa, which has specified that a home of 80 square meters already costs €1,012 per month. “For the first time in history, the price of rent now exceeds the tacit barrier of one thousand euros per month,” explains the director of studies and spokeswoman for Fotocasa, María…

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Bankinter: 2Q24 First Take – Sequential NII growth a surprising beat vs. consensus

Jefferies | 3% PBT beat vs. consensus in 2Q24, driven by better NII, fees and costs, only offset by a small miss on impairments. The print confirms NII trends are still positive, with 1% quarter-on-quarter growth (while cons was expecting a step down), as margin dynamics still prove supportive (cost of deposits flat in the Q). Costs were 1% lighter than cons. and trending better than the LSD-MSD year-on-year growth…