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Spain ruling party "satisfied" with Catalonia vote, according to a spokesman

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- Separatists in Spain's Catalonia won regional elections on Sunday but failed to get a resounding mandate for a referendum on independence.
- The pro-independence parties won 87 seats in the 135 Catalonian parliament although the Convergencia i Unio (CiU) party of Catalan leader Artur Mas suffered a significant setback, winning only 50 seats compared with 62 in the pre-election parliament.

Print 08:38, 26 Nov 2012 - Economic commentary - Source: Newswires