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Sabadell and CaixaBank to move legal base out of Catalunya. more

Oct 6, 2017 12:23 PM In the City

New figures from the Tecnocasa group reveal that Barcelona is now the most expensive city in Spain. more

Sep 12, 2017 4:01 PM In the City

Collaboration is the word as the sharing economy makes its mark on the city. more

Apr 6, 2016 5:57 PM FEATURES

As the BitCoin gains ground in the global economy, Barcelona is a hub of activity for programmers and businesses dedicated to the development of cryptocurrencies. more

Jan 2, 2015 5:18 PM FEATURES

El Molino

Photo by Maria Rose Ferre: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mrosa-ferre/

El Molino and the Global Financial System

Avinguda Paral·lel, one of Barcelona's most vivacious areas, is experiencing an evolution that clearly marks the way forward for the global financial system more

May 7, 2013 10:30 AM Guest blogger

With the traditional economy on its knees, alternatives to money, such as time, are becoming increasingly valued more

Apr 27, 2012 12:00 AM FEATURES

Barcelona News: Wednesday 2nd November

Spain's IBEX stock market bounces back after yesterday's 'black Tuesday' - Rain leaves more than 70 litres of water in some areas of Barcelona - Thieves are clearing out municipal dumps more

Nov 2, 2011 10:10 AM THE INFORMER NEWS BLOG

Barcelona News: Thursday 27th October

Spanish banks have to re-capitalise to tune of €26 billion - Call for Zapatero to help sick ETA prisoners - Train service almost back to normal following derailment more

Oct 27, 2011 9:44 AM THE INFORMER NEWS BLOG

Wednesday 28th September

Generalitat to impose new wealth tax - Ex-mayor criticises Trias for accounting changes - Delay in payments to disabled residences more

Sep 28, 2011 10:16 AM THE INFORMER NEWS BLOG

Friday 16th September

Wealth tax to be re-introduced - Education secretary cautiously welcomes suspension of school language ruling - Judge rules police charge against protestors was 'excessive' more

Sep 16, 2011 10:09 AM THE INFORMER NEWS BLOG

Edward Hugh is a British, Barcelona-based macro economist. In this series of columns, he explains some of the current ins and outs of the local economy more

Apr 29, 2011 12:01 AM FEATURES

Edward Hugh is a British Barcelona-based macro economist; in this column, he explains some of the current ins and out of the local economy more

Mar 29, 2011 1:15 PM FEATURES

Edward Hugh is a British Barcelona-based macro economist who writes for 'La Vanguardia' amongst others. In this column, he explains some of the current ins and out of the local economy more

Feb 28, 2011 1:29 PM FEATURES

Outlet shopping

Photo by Melanie Aronson

Outlet shopping is a good alternative to battling the crowds at the January sales more

Dec 29, 2010 1:22 PM LIVING 2 Comments

Edward Hugh is a British Barcelona-based macro economist. In this column, he explains some of the current ins and out of the local economy more

Dec 20, 2010 10:30 AM FEATURES

Wednesday 23rd September

Barcelona to argue against Eto’o’s claim for €3 million – Generalitat-commissioned reports are 'useless' – Spanish banking is second most expensive in EU more

Sep 23, 2009 10:19 AM THE INFORMER NEWS BLOG

Credit card quicksand

Illustration by Begoña Chezz

In late 2007, private debt in Spain was on the up more

Nov 1, 2007 11:00 AM FEATURES

Is Barcelona’s cost of living spiraling out of control? This was the question Nick Mead asked in September 2007 more

Sep 1, 2007 3:18 PM LIVING