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  1. July 16, 2014

    Q&A: The confusing contest for the EU’s top jobs

    After Tuesday’s official coronation of Jean-Claude Juncker as the next president of the European Commission, EU leaders at a...

  2. July 7, 2014

    Gotham City vows to continue its crusade against corporate fraud

    Gotham City Research that brought about the billion euro collapse of Spain’s Gowex pledged to continue its pursuit of...

  1. July 7, 2014

    Spain seeks to reassure investors following Gowex collapse

    Stung by the collapse of former stock market darling Gowex, the Spanish government on Monday sought to reassure jittery...

  2. May 11, 2014

    The Academic Week Ahead

    Monday – May 12 Become an executive The Financial Times Executive Education magazine has been published, featuring a global...

  3. January 13, 2014

    Spain GDP grows at fastest pace in almost six years

    The Spanish economy grew at its fastest pace in almost six years in the final quarter of last year, raising hopes that the...

  4. November 19, 2013

    German exports ‘benefit Spanish economy’

    Germany’s booming export industry is helping Spain to overcome its own economic crisis, the Spanish economy minister has...

  5. September 4, 2013

    Spain reaps benefit of austerity measures, says economy minister

    Spain’s nascent recovery shows that the eurozone’s austerity measures have worked after all, the economy minister has said,...

  6. July 30, 2013

    Spain’s economy on track for return to growth

    The Spanish economy may finally be about to turn the corner, with official estimates showing that gross domestic product...

  7. March 25, 2013

    Relief and concern on eurozone periphery

    Political leaders in Spain and other troubled economies on the European periphery greeted with relief the 11th-hour deal to...

  8. March 21, 2013

    Spain’s ‘bad bank’ speeds up asset sales

    Spain’s “bad bank” has revealed an ambitious new timetable for the liquidation of its €50bn portfolio, saying it plans to...

  9. January 23, 2013

    Spanish economic woes deepen

    Spain’s economic downturn worsened in the fourth quarter of last year, as tax increases and salary cuts took their toll on...

  10. January 22, 2013

    Spain boosted by 10-year bond sale

    Spain raised €7bn through a successful bond sale on Tuesday, providing a welcome fillip to the embattled eurozone country...

  11. Brussels Blog

    January 22, 2013

    Do triple-A countries have monopoly on top euro jobs?

    Dijsselbloem, left, with his predecessor Juncker after his election as eurogroup president Spain’s decision to abstain from...

  12. November 14, 2012

    No further austerity for Spain, says Rehn

    Spain will need no further austerity measures until the end of next year even though it will substantially miss its deficit...

  13. FT Alphaville

    October 25, 2012

    Spain's funding problems are over

    Eurozone officialdom routinely sees the eurozone itself through a rose-tinted lens. Just listen to Francois Hollande, or any...

  14. October 8, 2012

    BT drops following earnings concerns

    BT Group was a faller on Monday on fears that results next month would put pressure on earnings forecasts. BT was likely to...

  15. October 4, 2012

    Bad banks – picking the model

    From bad to worse. Luis de Guindos, Spain’s finance minister, began 2012 by saying that he would not create a bad bank to...

  16. FT Alphaville

    September 28, 2012

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York… FT ALPHAVILLE You can’t stand under my umbrella… ella… ella… The secret “Umbrella” account that was...

  17. September 27, 2012

    Spain makes EU’s reform message its own

    When Luis de Guindos, the Spanish finance minister, took the microphone to detail Madrid’s economic reforms on Thursday, he...

  18. September 26, 2012

    Madrid faces test over bank review

    This time, it has to work. This is the view of senior bankers in Madrid as Spain prepares to unveil on Friday the results of...

  19. September 21, 2012

    Spain prepares for critical week

    The government of Mariano Rajoy is preparing to enter the most critical week of its nine months in office as Madrid...

  20. FT Alphaville

    September 21, 2012

    The 6am Cut London

    Spain bailout plan to be unveiled next Thursday: EU authorities are working behind the scenes to pave the way for a new...

  21. September 20, 2012

    EU in talks over Spanish rescue plan

    EU authorities are working behind the scenes to pave the way for a new Spanish rescue programme and unlimited bond buying by...

  22. FT Alphaville

    September 17, 2012

    The 6am Cut London

    QE3 is being blunted by banks struggling to process mortgage applications fast enough, keeping rates on home loans elevated,...

  23. September 4, 2012

    Madrid plans to inject Bankia with debt

    Madrid is planning to provide €4.5bn of stopgap rescue money to Bankia, the nationalised bank, by injecting it with Spanish...

  24. September 3, 2012

    Bankia to receive €4.5bn Spanish loan

    Spain’s state bank bailout fund will transfer €4.5bn into Bankia to boost the nationalised lender’s capital levels to more...

  25. August 31, 2012

    Spain gives Bankia urgent cash boost

    Spain has been forced to inject emergency liquidity into Bankia after the nationalised lender announced a €4.4bn loss for...

  26. August 27, 2012

    Spain’s growth weaker than first thought

    Spain’s economic growth has been weaker over the past two years than previously reported, according to revised data...

  27. August 20, 2012

    Spanish yields at lowest level since June

    Spain’s benchmark borrowing costs fell to their lowest level since early June as investors increased bets that the European...

  28. August 20, 2012

    ECB denies reports of yield-capping plans

    The European Central Bank has been forced to quash speculation over its plans to tackle the eurozone financial crisis,...

  29. August 14, 2012

    Spanish savers offered haircut then money back

    The Spanish government is in talks with Brussels to allow tens of thousands of retail clients who bought risky savings...

  30. July 25, 2012

    Spanish borrowing costs continue to rise

    Spain’s two-year bond yields spiked to above 7 per cent on Wednesday, fuelling fears that Madrid is in effect shut out of...

  31. July 24, 2012

    Germany backs Spanish austerity plans

    Germany on Tuesday threw its considerable weight behind the reform and austerity programme of the Spanish government, in the...

  32. July 24, 2012

    Germany to defend ‘safe haven’ status

    Leaders of the eurozone’s strongest economies have countered Moody’s decision to lower its opinion of their...

  33. July 23, 2012

    Investor fears rise over Spain

    Spain’s borrowing costs rose dramatically on Monday as the prospect of the country’s regional governments asking for...

  34. FT Alphaville

    July 11, 2012

    The pain in Spain

    If German citizens are wary about the Spanish bank bail-out, we can only imagine how some Spanish are going to feel about...

  35. FT Alphaville

    July 10, 2012

    Finland's got a seguridad

    At an ungodly hour of Tuesday morning, eurozone ministers agreed that the EFSF will lend Spain €30bn for its banks by the...

  36. July 3, 2012

    Spanish unemployment falls in June

    The number of Spaniards out of work fell in June ahead of the country’s tourist season as Madrid said it would announce...

  37. June 26, 2012

    Spain pays dearly for short-term money

    Spain sold €3.08bn of short-term debt, but paid the highest interest rates since last year amid continuing unease over the...

  38. June 25, 2012

    Spanish banks are downgraded

    Spain’s banking sector came under further pressure on Monday night after ratings agency Moody’s downgraded the debt of a...

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