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June 13, 2022

Europe | The ECB is on a journey

At last week's ECB meeting Christine Lagarde announced that the central bank has started out on a "journey" toward the normalization of monetary policy through a series of measures that it will take gradually over the next few months.

May 17, 2022

Spain | Brakes on housing investment

Home sales have been rallying since the second half of 2020, yet supply is barely growing. If the factors behind the sector’s sluggish recovery are not promptly addressed, the resulting pressure will push prices even higher.

November 22, 2021

Spain | Coincident indicator model for housing prices

At BBVA we introduced a new indicator built with Big Data, based on the appraisals used in the bank's regular activity, to strengthen price monitoring in the sector. In addition, we built a set of models to improve estimates in real time.

January 24, 2020

Latin America | What matters in 2020?

Modest recovery: Latin America will grow 1.4% in 2020 and 2.1% in 2021, after having expanded 0.6% in 2019.

January 23, 2020

Latin America Economic Outlook. First quarter 2020

Latin America: gradual recovery in 2020-21, but a surge in uncertainty represents a risk

October 24, 2019

Latin America Economic Outlook. Fourth quarter 2019

Latin American GDP will grow 0.7% in 2019, and recover moderately in 2020

August 12, 2019

LATAM: recovery delayed again

The recovery of growth in Latin America has not materialized for several quarters and the return to average growth rates above 2% has been consistently delayed. The second quarter of 2019 was no exception.

July 24, 2019

Latin America Economic Outlook. Third quarter 2019

Latin America: growth will be of only 1.0% in 2019 and will recover to 2.2% in 2020