• Repsol CEO Antonio Brufau

    Repsol May Finally Get Argentina Compensation

    Repsol to receive compensation from Argentina over the country's takeover of the energy company's stake in an Argentine energy company.
  • YPF Buenos Aires

    YPF’s French Affair: Oil Company Wants New Partner

    Argentina's YPF is still looking for the perfect partner for its unconventional oil site Vaca Muerta. The next contender? French oil company Total.
  • Slim Carlos 2013

    Phone War And Peace: Mexico's Slim Agrees To Telefonica Bid For E-Plus

    The Mexican billionaire will let Spain's Telefónica buy KPN's E-Plus -- provided that does not hinder his plans to own the totality of the Dutch mobile company.
  • Manchester United Transfer News: Barcelona Signs Jordi Alba

    Manchester United lost yet another target as Barcelona has agreed to a deal for 23-year old Spaniard Jordi Alba.
  • Telefonica, China Unicom deepen alliance

    Spain's Telefonica and No. 2 Chinese mobile operator China Unicom will deepen their strategic alliance by buying an additional $500 million stake in each other, the Spanish company said on Sunday.
  • London Session, May 25th 2010

    Comments from the IMF that Spain should do more to overhaul banking reform has been enough to heighten market tension about the degree of bad real estate debts in the Spanish financial system. The IMF also commented that the banking sector is sound. However, this is unlikely to negate market jitters.
  • Forex Market Update

    The short-covering rally that lifted the euro at the end of last week has dispersed. EUR/USD is creeping closer to last week's lows, the yen is higher on the crosses, Libor is still pushing up, stocks are down heavily and oil remains under pressure. Comments from the IMF that Spain should do more to overhaul banking reform has been enough to heighten market tension about the degree of bad real estate debts in the Spanish financial system.
  • Smartphones a growing problem for networks

    The chief executive of Vodafone Group Plc, the world's largest mobile network operator, expressed the fears of many on Tuesday when he said Google Inc should not be allowed to dominate the mobile space.
  • Repsol receives offers for YPF, Chinese bids seen

    Spanish oil major Repsol said on Thursday it had received several offers for a stake in its Argentine unit, YPF, after a newspaper said Chinese state oil companies were mulling bids.
  • Venezuela Chavez to nationalize Santander bank unit

    Venezuela will go ahead with the nationalization of the local unit of Spanish bank Grupo Santander, President Hugo Chavez said on Thursday, weeks after officials said the purchase was on hold.