ZeroHedge – “Bonds Don’t Bring Breakups, Banks Do”; UBS Says Europe Risks Bank Runs On Grexit – 16 April 2015

ZeroHedgeEarlier today, we reported that Germany is preparing a contingency plan to deal with the fallout from a Greek default, the odds of which analysts are now putting at even money. According to Die Zeit, Berlin is looking at options to keep the Greek banking sector solvent (i.e. make sure there are still euros in the ATMs) even in the event Athens misses a payment to the IMF next month. Germany also indicated it was prepared to let Greece go should Tsipras, Varoufakis, and their merry band of Syriza socialist saviors be unwilling to adopt reforms in exchange for assistance to the banking sector. In the event the Greek government remains steadfast in its “where’s our money” approach to negotiations, Brussels will reportedly assist the country in transitioning back to the drachma. In the midst of the (continuing) drama, UBS is out with a new note which warns against adopting the idea that a Grexit would prove to be an isolated event. Here’s more:……….

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