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  • BRUSSELS, Feb 8- British Airways and Iberia owner IAG is looking to offer low-cost long-haul flights from airports other than Barcelona in its efforts to compete on trans-Atlantic routes. We think Barcelona is a great place to start, "IAG's chief executive Willie Walsh said on the sidelines of an aviation conference in Brussels. IAG would start selling tickets...

  • *Completion of Basel seen as litmus test for global rules. LONDON, Feb 7- President Donald Trump's review of post-crisis banking rules could sound the death knell for new global standards now being finalised and rip apart a common approach to regulating international lenders, bankers and regulators said. Given that the United States wants to shrink the banking...

  • In an undated handout photo, Duke Buchan III, the financier and early supporter of Donald Trump's presidential candidacy.

    Duke Buchan III, a donor to Trump during his campaign, is now hoping for an ambassadorship, The New York Times reports.

  • *Graphic on Spain's PMIs http://reut.rs/2jVL2w8). MADRID, Feb 1 (Reuters)- Spain's factories have had a buoyant start to the year suggesting economic recovery still has some momentum, but a spike in consumer prices, a slowdown in job creation and international uncertainties paint a less rosy picture ahead. Activity in Spain's manufacturing sector grew at the...

  • Bankia CFO: Have very little exposure to developer loans

    Bankia CFO Leopoldo Alvear outlines the key details from the company's recent earnings report, while commenting on the outlook for 2017.

  • Bankia CFO, Leopoldo Alvear talks about the barriers it faces in getting to the 10 percent return on equity (ROE), while comparing the state of Spanish bank to Italian ones.

  • MADRID, Jan 30- Bankia's profit fell 23 percent in 2016 due to low interest rates and additional charges related to mis-sold mortgages that hit its profitability ratio. Full-year net profit for the state-controlled lender came in at 804 million euros, below the average of analysts' estimates of 850 million euros, according to Thomson Reuters data.

  • The euro zone's largest bank by market value kicked off Spain's bank reporting season with a 4 percent rise in 2016 net profit to 6.2 billion euros as results in Brazil improved for the fourth quarter in a row. Santander's shares rose 4.5 percent to a 17- month high and were at the top of Spain's blue-chip Ibex index. Fourth quarter net profit was 1.6 billion euros,...

  • The euro zone's largest bank by market value kicked off Spain's bank reporting season with a 4 percent rise in 2016 net profit to 6.2 billion euros as results in Brazil improved for the fourth quarter in a row. Santander's shares rose 4.5 percent to a 17- month high and were at the top of Spain's blue-chip Ibex index. Fourth quarter net profit was 1.6 billion euros,...

  • SEOUL, Jan 23- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd indicated on Monday that its latest flagship Galaxy S smartphone could be delayed as it pledged to enhance product safety following an investigation into the cause of fires in its premium Note 7 devices. Samsung mobile chief Koh Dong- jin said procedures had been put in place to avoid a repeat of the fires as the South...

  • SEOUL, Jan 23- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd indicated on Monday that its latest flagship Galaxy S smartphone could be delayed as it pledged to enhance product safety following an investigation into the cause of fires in its premium Note 7 devices. Samsung mobile chief Koh Dong- jin said procedures had been put in place to avoid a repeat of the fires, as investors look...

  • SEOUL, Jan 23- Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it will not unveil its Galaxy S8 smartphone at the Mobile World Congress trade show this year, suggesting the flagship model's launch may be later in the year than its 2016 version. Samsung mobile chief Koh Dong- jin said the phone would not get a launch event at the MWC event in Barcelona, which begins...

  • Spain is a source of stability in Europe: BBVA executive chairman

    Francisco Gonzalez, executive chairman of BBVA, discusses key issues facing Europe including Brexit and upcoming elections.

  • *Europe's STOXX inches up 0.2 pct after choppy day. MILAN, Jan 18- European shares ended little changed on Wednesday with investors looking at corporate earnings for market direction as more doubts emerged that a rally triggered by Donald Trump's U.S. presidential election win would continue. The STOXX 600 edged 0.2 percent higher after a choppy session, while...

  • Hope common sense prevails on Brexit: Spain’s economy min

    Spain’s Minister of Economy, Luis de Guindos talks about the clarity U.K. Prime Minister gave during her Brexit speech, and what this means going forward.

  • Spain’s banks are much better than 5 years ago: Economy min

    Spain’s Minister of Economy Luis de Guindos talks about the economic state of Spain and how it’s transformed in recent years.

  • Free trade is vital: Spain’s Economy Minister

    Spain’s Minister of Economy Luis de Guindos talks about free trade while commenting on the U.K.’s relationship with parts of Europe going forward.

  • Spain is able to accommodate immigration flows: Economy min

    Spain’s Minister of Economy Luis de Guindos talks about immigration in light of Donald Trump’s incoming role as U.S. president.

  • Border Force check the passports of passengers arriving at Gatwick Airport on May 28, 2014 in London, England.

    Global mobility to travel without visas increased from last year but it might not last long.

  • European stocks set to post weekly gain

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the rebound of European banks to year-ago levels.