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January 10, 2019

Mexico | Actions to boost the financial sector point in the right direction

The objectives of the proposals are: a) to deepen both the banking sector and the stock market, b) to have more efficient payment metods for the population and, c) in general, to make more efficient the task of capturing and promoting savings, as well as channeling it to productive investment.

August 2, 2018

Banking Outlook. August 2018

The Spanish banking industry made profits of 3.106 billion euros in the first quarter of 2018 compared to the losses posted in 2017, which were prompted by the sale of Banco Popular. Cleaning of bank balance sheets is gathering pace, while deleveraging of the private sector is ongoing. The efficiency and profitability of th…

July 10, 2017

Fewer banks, enough banks

In Spain, as in the rest of Europe, the number of banks has fallen significantly during the crisis. In general terms, banks have merged to improve their profitability or efficiency, or when a vulnerable bank has had to be absorbed.

September 26, 2016

Banking Outlook. September 2016

Trends and developments in the Spanish banking sector. Real estate exposure of the Spanish banking system. Analysis of impaired assets in Europe. European stress test: large differences by country. Implementation and effects of the regulatory reform. Open banking