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Leroy Merlin, The Foreign Multinational That Best Reports On Its Contribution In Spain

The Fundación Compromiso y Transparencia has published the annual report about the contribution and transparency of foreign multinationals in Spain, whose ranking is headed for the fourth consecutive year by the French distribution company Leroy Merlin, which is the only that meets all the transparency indicators required in the report. The telecommunications company Vodafone completes the small group of companies classified as transparent in a report that analyses the 35 leading foreign multinationals in Spain, in order to compare them with the IBEX 35 sample.


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Buybacks Are More A Symptom, Not A Cause

A buyback is the repurchase by a company of its outstanding shares in the stock market. They can have a variety of intentions for doing that, but the most immediate impact is to keep the share price higher than it would be without this additional demand.


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European companies are now guiding earnings expectations upwards

MADRID | The Corner | One of the tactical indicators of Morgan Stanley, the “MTI” is giving a strong buy signal of European equities. In addition, outflows from Europe have been extreme. Thus, Morgan Stanley analysts expect the consensus to revise the benefits upwards from now on for the first time in 18 months. 


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Spanish Técnicas Reunidas awarded first contract by oil giant Petronas

MADRID | The Corner | Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS) of Malaysia has awarded to Técnicas Reunidas a contract for the engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning (EPCC) of all hydrotreating units, interconnections and torch of the Refinery and Petrochemical Integrated Development Project (RAPID) in Pengerang.



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Spanish exports fiesta: 40% more companies selling their goods abroad

MADRID | By Juan de la Cruz Martín Rozas, Crédito y Caución | Spain contributes with 1.7% to the global exchange of goods trade, after Germany, France, Italy or the United Kingdom. However, the growth experienced by Spanish exports in recent years, including 2012, is the highest of the European economies. 


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Do you rather get a bonus or a pingpong table?

Several weeks ago we dedicated our summer series’ interview to talk about gamification as a productivity and staff engagement booster. But there are other techniques to make office life more interesting or compelling. Decent health plans, employee tuition reimbursement, work life balance and a good year end bonus are some of the top-tens for employees. For others, a young, modern philosophy is a must. That’s one of the reasons Google…