Spain and Qatar tie up for a $1 billion Latam investment fund signing in 2017.
For a year some time now Spain had now beaten Italy in terms of Investments.
Commercial banks in northern Europe criticized ECB for its four-year cheap loan policy and stimulus program. The policy was aimed to stimulate growth for banks that struggle in southern part of Europe.
Spain-based Caixabank is planning to buy the stake of Isabel Dos Santos in Portugal's Banco BPI SA. The negotiations over the acquisition are still going on and may be completed soon.
HBO planned its Internet channel in Spain at the end of this year, enabling people in Spain to access HBO streaming service. The company will challenge Netflix at new vanguard of European market.
As it has been going through all the year, the Euro group meeting will entirely be focused and dedicated to Greece only. Indeed, the Greek government expects to adopt all the remaining measures needed to get hold of €2 billion second sub-tranche of the bailout programme.
Facebook unveils animated emoticons, Reactions, to go with the 'like' button. The six emojis will have a pilot test in Spain and Ireland. Alongside the 'like' button, Facebook will pilot the Reactions. In particular, it is a set of emoticons including angry, sad, wow, yay, ha-ha and love, Tech Crunch gives details.
The economic development of Spain is proving that the euro zone was tackling its crisis well, according to the German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Tuesday. "Spain is the best example that we've done a lot of things quite right in Europe," Schaeuble said at a business conference in Berlin, adding that he was optimistic about Spain's future development as long as Madrid stuck to its reform policies.
Puerto Rico is jacking up its sales tax in a bid to address its fiscal problems. This is considered a regressive move that could ultimately hurt the country's bottom line and its countless poor people.
Internet television service Netflix plans to expand into Italy and Portugal later this year, the company said on Saturday, as part of a bid to expand its popular streaming TV service to some 200 countries worldwide within two years.
The European Central Bank's monetary policy, aimed at raising inflation in the euro zone area, is working according to plan, ECB vice president Vitor Constancio said on Saturday, citing recent figures.
A string of reversals from sharp moves the previous day marked global financial market trading on Wednesday, with stocks and oil gaining ground and the U.S. dollar falling after its biggest rally in two years.
Internet retailer Amazon.com Inc.'s (AMZN.O) main German operating unit paid just 11.9 million euros ($16 million) in tax in 2014, despite the group recording $11.9 billion in sales to German customers last year, regulatory filings show.
Greece's financial crisis and signs of growing opposition to austerity in Spain sent the euro to its lowest level in a month on Tuesday, while shares and commodities took a knock as the dollar powered higher.
The dollar hit a one-month high against a basket of major currencies on Monday after stronger-than-expected underlying U.S. inflation bolstered the Federal Reserve's case for an interest rate hike later this year.