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Spaniard one of world’s savviest bankers, says Fortune

March 24th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 24 (IANS/EFE) The chairman of Spain's Grupo Santander, Emilio Botin, is the subject of a glowing article in the latest issue of Fortune magazine, which describes the ... Read more...

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Qatar pledges to invest $4 bn in Spain

March 1st, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Doha, March 1 (IANS/EFE) Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero left Qatar Monday with pledges from the emirate's government to invest 3 billion euros ($4.14 billion) in Spain's economy, including 300 ... Read more...

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Venezuela’s Chavez threatens to seize bank

January 27th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Jan 27 (IANS/EFE) President Hugo Chavez threatened to expropriate the Venezuelan subsidiary of Spanish banking giant BBVA in a tense telephone conversation Wednesday with the bank's CEO that was broadcast live ... Read more...

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Venezuela to nationalise two troubled banks

December 4th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Dec 4 (EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has announced plans to nationalise two small banks recently shuttered for "irregularities", saying their doors will definitely reopen "before Dec 24". Chavez Thursday said his ... Read more...

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Spanish banking giant affected by US securities scam

December 16th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 16 (IANS) Spain's largest, and Europe's second largest, banking consortium Grupo Santander has said it may stand to lose some $3.09 billion of its clients' deposits in a ... Read more...

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Venezuelan troops seize cement plant

August 19th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 19 (DPA) Venezuelan troops seized a cement plant owned by Mexico's Cemex SAB after a deal to nationalise the firm failed.Troops occupied the Maracaibo Cemex plant in the western state ... Read more...

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