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JP Morgan looks at a leveraged EFSF Bank but sees a Eurobond

One would think it’s all rumours and half-baked drafts more akin to belong to a neverending script than to the global finances’ reality, but that doesn’t prevent financial institutions from making a serious effort to analyse possible and probable results of their implementation. JP Morgan says “The possibility that any important news/measure comes out of some of the many meetings/summits that are planned for the next week and a half,…


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Santander: “Hopeful day in the primary market for emissions”

From Banco Santander, a briefing on yesterday’s events to enlighten our Wednesday: “It could not be otherwise, the euro zone (EZ) was trying to build a firewall for well-known reasons. And it is not only to stop the markets’ downturn, it is also associated with an attempt to cut the cost of the bailout for the taxpayer. “Late on Tuesday the Financial Times (FT) revealed, by quoting sources within the…


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Santander: "Hopeful day in the primary market for emissions"

From Banco Santander, a briefing on yesterday’s events to enlighten our Wednesday: “It could not be otherwise, the euro zone (EZ) was trying to build a firewall for well-known reasons. And it is not only to stop the markets’ downturn, it is also associated with an attempt to cut the cost of the bailout for the taxpayer. “Late on Tuesday the Financial Times (FT) revealed, by quoting sources within the…


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Now it’s the Slovaks!

A Banco Santander note on Thursday addressing the misled general belief that it is Finland’s government that poses the tallest barrier in the Greek bailout’s way: “Positive news from Greece. The government announced aggressive additional measures necessary to reduce the deficit and thus gain access to the next €8bn tranche of aid. In any case, the risk of implementation is very high so it is expected that December (coming quarterly…


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Now it's the Slovaks!

A Banco Santander note on Thursday addressing the misled general belief that it is Finland’s government that poses the tallest barrier in the Greek bailout’s way: “Positive news from Greece. The government announced aggressive additional measures necessary to reduce the deficit and thus gain access to the next €8bn tranche of aid. In any case, the risk of implementation is very high so it is expected that December (coming quarterly…


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The EC proposes to reduce to 3.5% the EFSF’s rate for Ireland and Portugal

The EC proposes to reduce to 3.5% the rate applied by the EFSF to Ireland and Portugal, now at 6.5% and 5.5% respectively, and Madrid’s financial City welcomes the idea. For Banco Santander, “The European Commission yesterday proposed reducing to 3.5% the interest rate charged by the EFSF to Ireland (currently over 6.5%) and Portugal (5.5%), and extend the debt maturities to 30 years. This proposal is the result of…


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The EC proposes to reduce to 3.5% the EFSF's rate for Ireland and Portugal

The EC proposes to reduce to 3.5% the rate applied by the EFSF to Ireland and Portugal, now at 6.5% and 5.5% respectively, and Madrid’s financial City welcomes the idea. For Banco Santander, “The European Commission yesterday proposed reducing to 3.5% the interest rate charged by the EFSF to Ireland (currently over 6.5%) and Portugal (5.5%), and extend the debt maturities to 30 years. This proposal is the result of…