In this report

Business leaders and investors in Spain want a government that is both stable and capable of pushing through further social and economic reforms

Spain’s two-party system under attack

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy waves as he arrives at the European Union and of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) summit in Brussels, Belgium, 10 June 2015
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Business and investors fear that the influence of the left could lead to instability

Ahora Madrid citizen platform's recent candidate for mayor of Madrid, Manuela Carmena speaks to the press in Madrid on May 25, 2015 a day after Spain's regional and municipal elections
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Activists offer Spain a new way forward

New wave of political activists may not have all the answers, but they are asking the right questions

Cranes operate at a construction site on February 13, 2015 in Madrid, Spain
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Unemployment still high despite recovery

Labour market reforms and an overhaul of the banking sector have paid off

a branch of Caja de Ahorros y Pensiones de Barcelona SA (La Caixa), in San Sebastian, Spain, on Friday, March 25, 2011
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Earnings recover as economy rebounds

The agony is almost over as those banks left standing reap the rewards

Quest for higher yields in Spain pays off

Companies are waking up to growing opportunities in the eurozone’s fourth-largest economy

Airline passengers look at Iberia aircraft through viewing windows in a terminal at Madrid Barajas airport in Madrid, Spain, on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013
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Spain’s market for IPOs booming

Spain’s equity capital markets have been the busiest in Europe

Barcelona’s Francesc Macià 10 development

Spain’s luxury property market on the up

Real estate assets are once again appealing to conservative institutional buyers

wine being poured in a glass

Spain top exporter of wine by volume

Wine glut has left many winemakers with few options but to export at whatever price is offered