Daily commentary: On the Spanish bank bailouts

In the links today are a lot of links in both English and Spanish about the bailout of Spain's fourth largest bank Bankia. With the partial nationalisation, Spain is moving one step closer to Ireland in committing the sovereign government to bank liabilities that have the potential to greatly increase sovereign debt. If you look at Spanish sovereign metrics, the deficit is high but the debt to GDP level is still relatively low despite the crisis because it started from a low base. The real probl...


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