Carbó Valverde, Santiago


Looking beyond Spanish banks’ profitability

The Spanish banks reported sharp earnings growth in 2023, with the six largest banks recording over €26 billion in profits on aggregate, up 27% from 2022. This situation has prompted a deep dive into the issue in an attempt to understand the role these earnings play not only in the stability and growth of the financial institutions themselves but also in creating general economic wellbeing.

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Más allá de los beneficios bancarios

En este artículo se destaca que el sector bancario español registró un importante aumento de sus beneficios en 2023, lo que ha generado un debate en torno a su magnitud y si éstos justifican una mayor carga impositiva.

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Spain’s housing and mortgage markets

Despite an adverse economic climate, house price growth is proving resilient in Spain, fuelled by wholesale and non-resident demand, in addition to retail and residential demand, eroding affordability metrics. Focusing resources on enhancing access to affordable, quality housing, fostering an efficient rental market and increasing housing supply could help to curb this trend and facilitate more equitable access to housing.

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