banking sector reform


Spanish banks scramble to avoid salvaging Bankia

By Juan Pedro Marin Arrese, in Madrid | Big banks in Spain have entered the merger race purchasing former nationalised entities. This sudden shift from previous reluctance to get involved in rescue deals is seen by many observers as a move to fence off pressures to salvage Bankia. According to this view, there would be great concern in financial circles over an institution that seems too big both to fail and…