Daily commentary: The Spanish bank recap is coming

As I indicated on 27 April on Why the Spanish bailout may be to recap the banks instead of sovereign, I don't believe the Europeans are going to bail out the Spanish sovereign. Instead, given that Spain has low sovereign debt to GDP, the easier solution is to finagle a way to get money into bank hands for a recap. Increasingly, I am hearing that this is slated to happen.

On 30 May I wrote that The crisis in Spain has reached the breaking point and I felt that we would see a policy move to ad...


As this site is now reader-supported via Patreon, the remainder of this article is only available to subscribers at a specific patronage level. Articles at patronage levels BRONZE, SILVER, and GOLD are denoted by the categories in blue capital letters above the post. Posts categorized DAILY are available to both SILVER and GOLD patrons.

Click here to join. Your readership is greatly appreciated!

Registered users can log in by entering details here or below.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More