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Spain's Caixabank chairman warns of Catalan impact on Spanish economy

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Spain's Caixabank chairman warns of Catalan impact on Spanish economy
FILE PHOTO: Caixabank's Chairman Jordi Gual speaks to the media during the presentation of the bank's 2017 full year results in Valencia, Spain, February 2, 2018. REUTERS/Heino Kalis   -   Copyright  HEINO KALIS(Reuters)

MADRID (Reuters) – The chairman of Spain’s Caixabank <CABK.MC> said on Tuesday that uncertainty surrounding Catalonia is starting to have an impact on the Spanish economy.

“Its impact on the economy and businesses becomes worrying when it lasts for a long time,” said Jordi Gual during an event in Madrid.

(Reporting by Jesus Aguado, editing by Jose Elías Rodríguez)