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  • Spanish FM rebukes Tsipras: “Rajoy doesn’t get nervous”

     Video | Promoted content | Economy & Jobs 16-02-2015

    Spanish Finance Minister Luis De Guindos rejected Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ claim that he saw Spanish leader Mariano Rajoy 'looking nervous' as EU Heads of State discussed the Greece crisis at an EU Council Summit last week.

  • Merkel backs Spain’s de Guindos to lead Eurogroup

    News | EU Priorities 2020 25-08-2014

    Germany will back Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos as the next head of the Eurogroup of eurozone finance ministers, replacing the Dutch finance minister, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday (25 August).

  • Spain to wait for stress tests before more Bankia stake sales

    News | Euro & Finance 25-08-2014

    Spain will hold off on selling more of its controlling stake in lender Bankia until the results of Europe-wide bank stress tests in October, Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said in an interview published on Sunday.

  • Eurogroup to release €1 billion bailout tranche to Greece

    News | Euro & Finance 04-07-2014

    Eurozone finance ministers agreed yesterday (3 July) to release €1billion in bailout loans to Greece in a conference call ahead of Monday’s Eurogroup meeting in Brussels.

  • Spain aims at ‘important’ commissioner portfolio

    News | EU Elections 2014 30-06-2014

    The Spanish government wants to have an important portfolio in the next European Commission. Although it seemed that candidate commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete would aim at Agriculture, because of his background, it is also possible that he or another candidate would take an economic portfolio. EURACTIV Spain reports.

  • Good results drag Spain away from bailout territory

     Video | Promoted content | Euro & Finance 30-01-2013

    Madrid announced on Tuesday (29 January) that it had beaten revenue targets for 2012 as tax hikes offset a shrinking economy, moving the country further away from an EU-IMF sovereign bailout which seemed unavoidable a few months ago.

  • Spain denies bailout talks

     Video | Promoted content | Economy & Jobs 11-04-2012

    Is Spain next in line for a Greek style bail-out? Spanish Finance Minister Luis de Guindos does't think so, at least not for the moment.
    Spain is at the center of a financial storm as markets pushed the cost of its bonds to soar above 6%. In a bid to calm the markets and keep Brussels happy, the Spanish government on Tuesday announced a 10 billion euro slash in its public spending. The European commission welcomed the move, which comes on top of 78 billion euros in cuts presented in March.