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Carlos Fernández

“Listed companies provide a lot of useless information which only confuses investors”

MADRID | June 22, 2015 | By Fernando Barciela | Member of the board at Spanish stock market operator BME since 2014, Carlos Fernández is the current ombudsman of the Madrid Stock Exchange. In the first part of this interview he spoke to The Corner about conflicts of interest in the auditing world –”Somehow regulators are the ones who should be regulated,”– and the excess of complex information that investors face.

Good Stocks To Invest In Dividend Stocks

A 10% dividend yield in Spain’s Ibex, highest among the developed markets

MADRID | | Ibex listed companies have rewarded their shareholders, regarding dividends and other payments, with €16.082 billion in the first six months of this year. The figure represents a 8.5 percent rise over the amount paid in the same period in 2011. According to the report published by BME (Bolsas y Mercados), the operator of all stock markets and financial systems in Spain, the result also marks a…


Most of the Ibex 35 vulnerable to takeovers were not for the euro crisis

By Carlos Díaz Guell, in Madrid | May 15, in Madrid, was bank holiday in commemoration of its saint patron San Isidro. But the stock market was opened. The IBEX 35 closed that session at 6,700 points, ranking at September 2003 levels. Drawing on the daily exchange rate of that day, the drop so far this year (fall, thud, even crash if the readers would rather use a harsh word) has been of 22.27 percent and over 53 percent from November 2007. The…