After last year's Christmas in Spain , I'm glad to spend this one at home. I'm also happy we're avoiding a big ice storm this year. I wish all of you TIAA-CREFers very happy holidays. (See map from MarketWatch .)
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) BARCELONA/LONDON, December 24 (Fitch) The Spanish government's announcement that it will further reduce the cost of the funding it supplies...
ATHENS, Dec 24 (Reuters) - Greece's fourth-largest lender Alpha Bank will launch a joint venture with Spanish financial services firm Aktua Soluciones Financieras to manage a substantial chunk of its non-performing loans, it said on Wednesday.
* Has exchanged contracts with an entity indirectly fully owned by Orion European Real Estate Fund III C.V.
LISBON, Dec 23 (Reuters) - Spanish bank Santander on Tuesday formalised its interest in acquiring Portugal's Novo Banco, the successor to Banco Espirito Santo rescued by the state in August,...
MADRID, Dec 23 (Reuters) - Montserrat Caballe, one of the world's leading sopranos, has agreed to a fine of 250,000 euros ($305,000) and a symbolic six-month jail term to avoid trial in a tax evasion case, the Spanish news agency Europa Press said on Tuesday.
* Says sells stake in real estate company Metrovacesa to Spanish lender Santander for 98.9 million euros
* Has sold assets worth about 850 million euros in recent weeks
* Says signs deal with Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate to create joint venture
MADRID, Dec 23 (Reuters) - The Bank of Spain on Tuesday raised its economic forecast for 2014 and said growth accelerated in the fourth quarter, echoing optimism among analysts that falling oil...