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Spain ETF Rewards Risk Takers

9 hours 26 min ago
Investors are enjoying the resurgence of several previously moribund Eurozone economies and equity markets, including Spain, the region’s fourth-largest economy. Year-to-date, the iShares MSCI Spain Capped ...

Spain gears up for European election battle

11 hours 23 min ago
Spain's ruling party, the Partido Popular (PP), has finally published its candidates list for the European elections. EurActiv Spain reports.

Spain evicts 7 illegal migrants from tiny island to Morocco

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 18:13
Spain on Wednesday sent back to Morocco seven sub-Saharan African migrants who arrived at an uninhabited Spanish island near the Moroccan coast on an inflatable boat, officials said. The migrants were spotted by Spanish soldiers on Tuesday shortly after they landed on Congress Island about four kilometres (2.5 miles) off Morocco. The soldiers gave the migrants food and water and they were ...

Italy, Spain bonds shine as Ukraine crisis heats up

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:09
* Periphery's yields dip amid Ukraine tensions * Investors see Spain, Italy as new sweet spot LONDON, April 16 (Reuters) - Italian and Spanish bond yields fell to multi-year lows on Wednesday, offering relatively safe, high returns that attracted investors with one eye on the developing crisis in Ukraine. Investor confidence in the euro zone's rehabilitation and the potential for ECB asset ...

Spain ETF Grows as Rajoy Attracts Record U.S. Investments

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 05:40
While investors fled U.S. equities last week, they put record money into a market they have shunned for most of the past four years: Spain.

Spain tops list of EU's 10 worst employment blackspots

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 15:48
Statistics reveal top five worst hit areas for joblessness are in Spain where almost 6 million people are without a job Continue reading...

Spain may use bond switches, buy backs to prevent repayment pile-up

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 14:46
LONDON: Spain may use bond switches and buy-backs later this year, its head of funding said on Tuesday, aiming to take advantage of cheap rates and stop investors worrying about how it will manage its debt repayments.

Spain pip Brazil as World Cup’s most expensive squad

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:03
RIO DE JANEIRO: Spain, Argentina and Brazil have the most expensive squads of the 32 sides competing in […]

Bank of Spain denies report of stress tests this month

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:37
The Bank of Spain has denied it plans to subject Spanish lenders to stress tests this month ahead of Europe-wide health checks following a report in newspaper Cinco Dias on Tuesday. Cinco Dias reported that the Bank of Spain would conduct preliminary studies on 16 banks to better prepare the lenders for what are expected to be rigorous health checks of the industry in Europe later this year. The ...

Bank of Spain denies report of stress tests this month

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:33
The Bank of Spain has denied it plans to subject Spanish lenders to stress tests this month ahead of Europe-wide health checks following a report in newspaper Cinco Dias on Tuesday. Cinco Dias reported that the Bank of Spain would conduct preliminary studies on 16 banks to better prepare the lenders for what are expected to be rigorous health checks of the industry in Europe later this year. The ...

Bank of Spain to conduct stress tests on 16 banks this month - report

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 02:32
The Bank of Spain will subject 16 Spanish lenders to its own stress tests this month ahead of European Central Bank tests later this year, the Cinco Dias newspaper reported, citing financial sources. The central bank will conduct the studies to better prepare Spain's lenders for what are expected to be rigorous health checks of the industry in Europe before the ECB takes over as the euro zone's ...

Spain's World Cup squad the world's most expensive

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 18:07
Spain, Argentina and Brazil have the most expensive squads of the 32 sides competing in the World Cup in June, Brazilian financial daily Valor has reported.

Spain pip Brazil as World Cup's most expensive squad

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 15:10
Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - Spain, Argentina and Brazil have the most expensive squads of the 32 sides competing in the World Cup in June, Brazilian financial daily Valor reported on Monday.

Spain pip Brazil as World Cup's most expensive squad

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 15:10
Spain, Argentina and Brazil have the most expensive squads of the 32 sides competing in the World Cup in June, Brazilian financial daily Valor reported on Monday. The squad of reigning champions Spain is worth an estimated 486.9 million euros ($674 million), ahead of 474.1 million euros for Argentina and 470.2 million for hosts Brazil, according to sports analysis consultancy Pluri Consultoria ...

Spain eyes stronger economic ties with UAE visit

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 06:19
King Juan Carlos of Spain began a visit to the Persian Gulf region on Monday by telling United Arab Emirates officials that deepening ties with their oil-rich country was a top priority, highlighting the ...

Spain announces inquiry into alleged surveillance of citizens by NSA

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 21:28
Inquiry to determine whether surveillance of private phone calls and emails by NSA could be prosecuted under Spanish law Spain's public prosecutor's office announced on Tuesday that it had launched a preliminary inquiry into the alleged widespread surveillance of Spanish citizens' private phone calls and emails by the US National Security Agency, to determine whether it could be prosecuted under ...

Spain: Atletico still hot, but Costa injured again

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 16:48
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) - Diego Costa was carried off with a bloody leg after scoring Atletico Madrid's second goal in a 2-0 win at 10-man Getafe on Sunday, although the team said its star striker escaped without a serious injury.

Spain summons US ambassador over claim NSA tracked 60m calls a month

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 14:53
El Mundo newspaper reports having seen NSA document that reveals extent of agency's monitoring of Spanish phone calls The Spanish prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, has summoned the US ambassador to explain the latest revelations to emerge from the files leaked by Edward Snowden, which suggest the National Security Agency tracked more than 60m phone calls in Spain in the space of a month. Spain's ...

Spain warms to Mongolia – a new take on satire

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 10:56
Satirical magazine borne of the financial crisis, Spain's version of Private Eye pokes fun at the corrupt, the powerful and the press When the Spanish king Juan Carlos was taken to hospital at the end of last month, most mainstream newspapers and magazines carried endless coverage, analysing his latest operation in the finest detail. Even the more leftwing media outlets weren't entirely sure how ...

Spain warms to Mongolia – a new take on satire

Sun, 04/13/2014 - 01:35
Satirical magazine borne of the financial crisis, Spain's version of Private Eye pokes fun at the corrupt, the powerful and the press When the Spanish king Juan Carlos was taken to hospital at the end of last month, most mainstream newspapers and magazines carried endless coverage, analysing his latest operation in the finest detail. Even the more leftwing media outlets weren't entirely sure how ...