News: Banco Popular Espanol SA (POP.MC)
11 Mar 2014
Thu, Feb 13 2014
MADRID - The chairman of Banco Popular said on Friday the lender would consider buying state-owned bank Catalunya Caixa if it was put up for sale.
MADRID, Jan 31 - The chairman of Banco Popular said on Friday the lender would consider buying state-owned bank Catalunya Caixa if it was put up for sale.
MADRID, Jan 31 - Spain's Banco Popular on Friday reported a 2013 net profit of 325 million euros ($441 million), beating analysts forecasts as it recovered from steep losses in 2012.
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MADRID, Jan 23 - Spain's Banco Popular has sold its entire 4.6 percent stake in Colonial during a restructuring of the property firm's capital, a source familiar with the situation said, confirming a report in newspaper Expansion.
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) NEW YORK, January 15 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has assigned an initial 'BB+' long-term foreign currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to Banco Popular y de Desarrollo Comunal (BPDC) in Costa Rica. The Rating Outlook is Stable. Fitch has also assigned a Viability Rating (VR) of 'bb+'. A full list of rating actions follows at the end of this press release. KEY RATING DRIVERS - IDRs, VR, SF, and SRF BPDC's IDR and VR reflect its sound capita
MADRID/MEXICO CITY - As Spain's economy begins to recover from a near-fatal crisis, Latin American companies and entrepreneurs are ahead of the pack in gaining a foothold from which they can grab a share of the spoils.
BRUSSELS, Jan 7 - Franco-Belgian financial group Dexia said on Tuesday it had agreed to sell its 40 percent stake in private bank Popular Banca Privada to its joint venture partner Banco Popular for 49.2 million euros ($67.12 million).
MADRID, Dec 19 - Banco Popular on Thursday said it would restart dividend payments, a move which marks a comeback for the lender after 14 months spent propping up its capital.