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John Ward – Spain Crisis Exclusive : Dash For Banking Consolidation “A Recipe For Worse Disaster” – Insinders La Caixa Singled Out As”Heading For The Rocks”- 15 June 2012

Playing with fire in Spain

Spanish banks have borrowed more money from the ECB than any other country – €227.6 billion. Between them, Spain’s three biggest banks Banco Santander, BBVA, and La Caixa, “have combined assets of about $2.7 trillion. Spain’s three biggest banks are nearly twice as big as the entire Spanish economy. Now it looks like the third of those is in dire straits. Continue reading