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Despite some sizeable differences, EU finance ministers finally managed to reach an agreement on the bank bail-in plans last night (after only 25 hours of talks in the past few days). As always with this type of EU deals, it is a compromise and often a…

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We’ve got a piece over in City AM today looking at the reasons behind the increased financial market jitters over the state of the Spanish economy. Despite the usual EU protestations that Spanish fundamentals are sound, there are definite areas of conc…

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The Same Old Story?

The eurozone is experiencing some economic growth again. Data published the other day by Eurostat shows that eurozone GDP expanded by 1% in the second quarter of 2010 from the first quarter, and by a flattering 1.7% in comparison with the second quarte…

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