8.41 +0.15 (1.88%)
Pre-market: 7:24AM EST
|Bid||8.39 x 12300|
|Ask||8.40 x 12300|
|Day's range||8.25 - 8.30|
|52-week range||6.04 - 9.35|
|PE ratio (TTM)||12.55|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.42 (4.98%)|
|1y target est||7.27|
Broadly positive results from BBVA (BBVA.MC) and Sabadell (SABE.MC) were overshadowed on Friday by growing fears over the impact of Catalonia's bid for independence. The crisis has split Catalonia and caused deep resentment around Spain. Shares in Sabadell were the among the worst performers on Spain's Ibex-35 (.IBEX) falling 4.5 percent, while BBVA dropped 1.8 percent as investors focussed on events in Catalonia.
Fan Bao, CEO of investment bank China Renaissance, told CNBC Wednesday that bitcoin was “getting a little bit bubblish”.
Big Blue said it wants to speed up the “costly, laborious and error-prone” process of making global payments in different currencies.
Spanish stocks and bonds tumbled on Wednesday as the tensions between Catalonia secessionists and the government in Madrid deepened, feared to strengthen the resolve for independence.
European shares ended little changed on Friday as the euro's rally dimmed appetite for regional stocks but talk about possible cuts to European Central Bank stimulus boosted banks. After suffering four straight sessions in the red, European banks rose 0.9 percent, leading gainers in Europe, after Reuters reported that European Central Bank policymakers had agreed at Thursday's meeting on the need for a cut in stimulus. ECB officials were in broad agreement that their next step would be to reduce their bond purchases, two sources with direct knowledge of the discussion said.
The time is right for the ECB to start normalizing interest rates, senior executives from two of Europe's leading regional banks told CNBC on Monday.
Seven banks are at the center of a probe by Mexico's antitrust regulator COFECE looking into possible collusion to manipulate bond prices, U.S. news agency Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing a person ...