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Well, that was the line that Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos was spinning yesterday. Sorry Luis, this is essentially a Spanish rescue – external funding sources filling a gap which the state can’t (check), monitoring of a large chunk of the …

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We’ve got a piece over in City AM today looking at the reasons behind the increased financial market jitters over the state of the Spanish economy. Despite the usual EU protestations that Spanish fundamentals are sound, there are definite areas of conc…

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In a new briefing, Open Europe assesses the state of the Spanish economy in light of recent budget proposals, announced by the Spanish government in full today. Spain is not the “next Greece” – it remains a serious and diverse economy, with relativ…

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