Thursday Dec 19
Bershidsky on Europe: Saab Beats Boeing
Sweden's Saab landed a surprise win in Brazil's tender for a new fighter jet, beating out Boeing and France's Dassault.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
RPT-Fitch Affirms FTA Santander 2 ABCP Programme at 'F2sf'
Fitch Ratings has affirmed Fondo de Titulizacion de Activos Santander 2's asset-backed commercial paper at Short-term 'F2sf'.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Three bids remain for Spanish nationalised bank NCG
The auction for Spanish nationalised bank NCG Banco is down to three remaining bids after three others were discarded by Spain's Fund for Orderly Bank Restructuring .
Mon Dec 16, 2013
UPDATE 1-'Doom loop' tying European banks and governments reinforced
European banks have filled their balance sheets with national debt since 2011, bringing them easy profits but reinforcing a "doom loop" linking weak banks to governments with shaky finances.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
SERVICE: The Norman Asturias
POOLE'S newest ferry company has announced plans to extend its links just a month after starting a service to Spain.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
This Is London
RBS in turmoil as finance director Bostock goes to Santander
Hopes of an early a sell-off of the taxpayer's stake in Royal Bank of Scotland were dealt a massive blow today as its finance director, Nathan Bostock, was poached by rival Santander UK.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions
** Norway's richest man has handed a chunk of his personal wealth, including his listed real estate holding company, to a charitable foundation, marking his exit from a self-built business empire.
UPDATE 2-Santander ups bet on China with Bank of Shanghai stake
Santander, Spain's largest bank, is to buy HSBC's 8 percent stake in Bank of Shanghai, just as many international rivals are beginning to sell out of China.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Banco Santander -: Hold, Buy or Sell?
I have held the shares of Banco Santander , which is also held by David Dreman , for over a year now.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Spain aims to close sale of nationalised NCG bank by year-end
A sale of nationalised Spanish bank NCG Banco, a former savings bank based in the north-western region of Galicia, should be wrapped up by the end of the year, the head of Spain's bank restructuring fund Fernando Restoy said on Wednesday.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Italy And Spain Move To Help Banks
European banks continue to be engaged in deleveraging. It is partly driven by new capital requirements and partly by preparing for the next year's ECB's asset quality review and stress test.
Madrid, Barcelona among those fined over TV rights
The hefty penalties were given to Mediapro and the four clubs for agreeing to four-year contracts on TV rights when only three years is allowed.
Santander rebranding means business for two local sign companies
This fall's rebranding of Sovereign Bank to Santander Bank has meant more business for two local sign companies.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
UPDATE 1-Spanish tweaks tax rules to give banks a 30 bln euro boost
Spain gave its banks a 30 billion euro capital boost on Friday by allowing them to transform part of their so-called deferred tax assets into state-backed tax credits and count them as core capital under new global banking rules.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
UPDATE 1-Santander's Mexican unit to pay dividend of up to $1.3 billion
Spain's Santander said its Mexican unit would pay a special dividend and issue subordinated debt in an operation that would strengthen and diversify the Latin American bank's capital.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Banco Santander: Should You Buy This 9% Yielder?
Banco Santander is a global, multinational bank based in Spain. It was founded in 1857and has nowadays about 187,000 employees across several countries.