Investors deaf to risk as Spain tightens grip over Catalonia

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By Victor Jimenez
19 Oct 2017

Many in the financial industry in Madrid believe Catalonia’s independence adventure is over. But plenty in Barcelona expect lengthy spells of uncertainty after Spain’s government moved to end the region’s autonomy.

In the small hours of Thursday, a member of Catalan president Carles Puigdemont’s team revealed a private picture. Puigdemont appeared sitting alone in one of the Gothic chambers at the 600 year-old palace that is home to Catalonia’s government.

For many across Spain, it was an image ...

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