Spanish and EU banks: Recent perfomance and strategies

Letter from the Editors

Stress tests

The 2018 EU stress tests:
A behind-the-scenes analysis

In November, the EBA published the results of its EU-wide annual stress tests, which showed that broadly speaking, the European banking sector is becoming more ...

Coco market

The CoCos (AT1) market in Spain and Europe

Contingent convertible bonds, also known as CoCos, have grown in popularity following the introduction of the Single Resolution Mechanism since they qualify as ...

Customer deposits

The shifting structure of customer
deposits in the Spanish banking system

As a result of persistently low interest rates over the past decade, the traditional mix of deposits has shifted in favour of demand deposits at the expense of ...

Trade surplus

The sustainability
of Spain’s trade surplus

Spain has experienced a historically anomalous period of high GDP growth without generating a corresponding trade deficit. An analysis of Spain’s ...

Export competitiveness

The role of cost competitiveness in eurozone
exports: Spain from a comparative sector perspective

This paper analyses manufacturing data from the eurozone’s top six exporters in order to determine the relationship between export success and trends in ...

Labour market

The Spanish labour market:
Cyclical behaviour and structural challenges

An examination of employment and labour market participation reveals the Spanish labour market is pro-cyclical in nature, in part, explaining the relatively ...

Regulation and Economic Outlook
Recent key developments in the area of Spanish financial regulation
Prepared by the Regulation and Research Department of the Spanish Confederation of Savings Banks (CECA)
Spanish economic forecasts panel: November 2018
Funcas Economic Trends and Statistics Department
Key Facts
Economic Indicators
50 Financial System Indicators
Social Indicators