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A lot has been written over the past few weeks regarding the easing of the Basel III banking rules, which we’ve been meaning to cover but didn’t get round to doing. The specifics and details have been well covered so instead we’ll look at some of motiv…

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This morning saw the start of the on-going process of repayments of the loans given by the ECB to European banks under the Long Term Refinancing Operation (LTRO) (see here for details). The ECB announced that 278 banks have already pledged to repay

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In his monthly press conference on the 10 January 2013 ECB President Mario Draghi struck a relatively upbeat tone on eurozone, in particular arguing that the eurozone was returning to a “normal situation, from a financial viewpoint”. Don’t get ah…

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In his monthly press conference on the 10 January 2013 ECB President Mario Draghi struck a relatively upbeat tone on eurozone, in particular arguing that the eurozone was returning to a “normal situation, from a financial viewpoint”. Don’t get ah…

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