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215 words • advanced • 3 years, 9 months ago
"Madrid (AFP) - Bailed-out Spanish financial giant Bankia announced Saturday an 83 percent jump in its 2014 net profits to 747 million euros, though the group remains under investigation for an ill-fated 2011 stock listing.The jump in gains at the ban..."
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1203 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"For Spain, 1492 was a transcendent year. The discovery of the New World and the vast hordes of gold and new riches was a springboard vaulting Spain from a barely-known kingdom in medieval Europe, to the most influential global power of the day. Howev..."
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329 words • advanced • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"Via translation, El Confidential comments on the Banking Drag of €238 Billion Nonperforming Loans at Spanish Banks. The profitability of banks has plummeted. And only the loose monetary policy of the ECB has improved the results. That is underscored..."

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442 words • advanced • 3 years, 3 months ago
business
"Spanish Ambassador to the Philippines Luis A. Calvo said that the Philippines, as the only country in ASEAN to be granted inclusion in the European Unions General Scheme of Preference Plus (EU-GSP+), is attracting a significant number of Spanish comp..."
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867 words • advanced • 2 years, 5 months ago
business
"The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is the world's largest publisher of pediatric content. HealthyChildren.org is the digital extension of the AAP mission to provide the most trustworthy health content to parents and caregivers at home, on the g..."

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656 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"Abengoa, the Spanish firm best known in America for biofuel, solar thermal, and water treatment plants, is looking to show off its hydrogen capabilities at home. Last month the company unveiled its second hydrogen filling station in Seville. The in..."
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604 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
business
"Madrid (AFP) - Major Spanish and European banks warned Friday that Catalonia would put "financial stability" at risk if it separated from Spain and the EU, potentially driving them to abandon the region.It was the first time Spain's powerful banking ..."
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221 words • advanced • 4 years, 3 months ago
"London (AFP) - Spain's third-biggest bank by capitalisation CaixaBank is to buy Barclays' Spanish operations for £800 million ($1.1 billion) as the British bank undergoes major restructuring, Barclays said.The sale includes Barclay's retail banking, ..."

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191 words • intermediate • 3 years, 1 month ago
business
"Peer-to-peer experiences platform Trip4real has received its second million-euro investment. The goal of the investment, from the Spanish Ministry of Tourism, is to support young entrepreneurs, such as trip4real founder Gloria Molins, in developing ..."

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219 words • advanced • 2 years, 5 months ago
business
"Spain's heavily indebted Telefonica said today it had sold a 1.51% stake in China Unicom, China's second-biggest telecommunications provider, for 322 million euros ($356 million). The former state monopoly, which has been selling stakes in non-core ..."
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101 words • advanced • 3 years, 8 months ago
"Eurozone industrial production smashed expectations in February, rising 1.1% from January alone, and 1.6% from February last year. That's twice as strong as was expected. Analysts expected industrial production to rise 0.4% month-on-month, but only 0..."

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107 words • advanced • 3 years, 2 months ago
sales
"Retail is changing like never before. Thanks to new technologies, it is easier than ever for retailers to tailor every customers' experience. From robots to fitting room apps, here's how the store of the future will be differentFor years, robots have..."

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304 words • intermediate • 3 years, 1 month ago
sales
"Thomas Franz e.K "First larger quantities will lower citrus prices" "Small quantities and high prices - citrus fruits are currently comparatively expensive," explains Henrik Franz, head of purchase and sales of Thomas Franz e.K at Frucht-Hof in Berli..."

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115 words • intermediate • 2 years, 9 months ago
marketing
"Why did you leave your last job? I was at a cross-road in my career. There weren't the same opportunities there. A company like this one has many more. Where was this? At News America Marketing. I was a product merchandiser. I managed all the ret..."

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289 words • advanced • 5 years, 7 months ago
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574 words • advanced • 3 years ago
startups, finance, business
"Asia-Pacific Asean English Australia English Finland English France French Germany German Norway Norwegian Poland Polish Portugal Portuguese Spain Spanish Chile Spanish Colombia Spanish Mexico Spanish Peru Spanish "How big a risk/return..."

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380 words • advanced • 2 years, 8 months ago
business
"Emperador, Inc. chairman Andrew L. Tan signs the Fundador barrel during a visit at the Bodegas Fundador in Jerez, Spain yesterday following his companys acquisition of the Spanish iconic brandy. Andrew Tan’s Emperador Inc., now the worlds largest bra..."

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156 words • advanced • 2 years, 9 months ago
business
"10:30 a.m. European stock markets are being led higher by mining and bank stocks, particularly Credit Agricole, which announced a restructuring program. France's CAC 40 index was up 1.6 percent, with Credit Agricole jumping 11.5 percent after the b..."

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410 words • advanced • 3 years, 4 months ago
business
"A group of tourists watch the facade of Spanish architect Gaudis Sagrada Familia basilica in Barcelona on June 28, 2015. Tourists generated 14% of municipal GDP, but these 27 million visitors in Barcelona are a headache for the new mayor Ada Colau , ..."
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444 words • advanced • 2 years, 10 months ago
business
"On Jan. 25, Abengoa announced plans to sell its non-core assets, including its first-generation biofuel plants, as part of a new restructuring plan to avoid bankruptcy. It is currently unclear how the company’s cellulosic ethanol plant in Hugoton, ..."

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