Risks of investing in gold in times of crisis
Gold is considered by many investors to be the perfect safe-haven asset during an economic recession or crises
BBVA-sourced medical supplies to fight coronavirus arrive in Spain
On Tuesday, March 31st, health care supplies to be used in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic arrived at the Zaragoza airport in northern Spain.
Weekly keys: What is happening this week?
Strong rebound in the markets after the stimuli approved by the central banks, recovering part of the accumulated loss since the outbreak of the coronavirus and the fall in oil prices.
Home office: consejos para mantener la productividad
Muchas personas han tenido que adaptar sus rutinas habituales para trabajar desde casa debido al coronavirus. Lo que para algunos trabajadores el 'home office' suponía un beneficio adicional, hoy se ha convertido en una necesidad para muchos empleados del sector financiero.
BBVA to donate €25 million in the fight against COVID-19
The Group is to donate €25 million to combat the coronavirus outbreak across its footprint. This week, BBVA will deliver an initial batch of medical equipment, respirators and surgical masks, worth approximately €3 million to Spanish health officials.
What's the minimum amount to open an account in a private bank in Switzerland?
Opening a bank account in Switzerland is a simple procedure. Not only complies with every international legislation but also offers excellent advantages by diversifying your savings in a neutral and stable country with a triple-A (AAA) rating.
Investment in fixed income against Coronavirus
The worldwide spread of the COVID-19 virus (coronavirus) in recent weeks has led to strong movements in the fixed-income markets. The possible impact of the new virus on the world economy (its precise dimensions are still unknown) and a marked drop in oil prices (caused by the announced increase in production by Saudi Arabia) have pushed investors to take refuge in developed government bonds instead of high-yield corporate bonds; the latter are more sensitive to the economic cycle and registered price drops of around 10% in the last two weeks.
Coronavirus: Economic situation analysis
At this stage, it is challenging to predict the consequences of the real economy and the business sector. The reason is that there are no historical situations with which to compare the current context reliably. We believe, in any case, that the global economy is weakened due to the high level of debt, so we are cautious about how the economic activity will be affected.
We consolidate our position in the market against Coronavirus
During the last two weeks, we have witnessed a worsening of the effects of the coronavirus on a global scale; showing that the problem is far from being under control and that it is reasonable to assume that several months of