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The ECB makes it difficult

MADRID| By Francisco López |The European Central Bank published on Wednesday some of the criteria to evaluate financial entities’ solvency, as a previous step before it takes on competences as a single banking supervisor. Balances of 128 European banks will be tested  from November to October 2014. And new rules are stricter than expected.


De-dramatising Spanish banking resolution

MADRID | Words containing the Latin suffix “tio” tend to raise passionate sentiments. Just think of “revolution” or even “Constitution”, a rather harmless expression nowadays that…