All articles by Rodrigo Amarai

Rodrigo Amarai

End of the fiesta

Spains banks suffered in 2008, just less than banks in other major economies Still, Santander and BBVA were two of Europes most successful banks last year

The new French national champion

The history of Frances largest financial services network, La Banque Postale, has been very short but very eventful. As it accelerates efforts to expand into insurance and become a fully-fledged French retail bank, its future prospects look set to attract as much attention as its controversial creation. Rodrigo Amaral reports.