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Spanish banks wonder: what Italian domino effect?

Spain’s banking sector rejected with some simple data at hand the domino-effect buzz renewed after Italian sovereign bonds were hit on Tuesday by a Standard&Poor’s downgrade. In fact, the only Spanish banks with Italian debt are BBVA and La Caixa. This comment comes from Ahorro Corporación Financiera analysts in Madrid: “In the early hours of the morning, ratings agency S&P reduced the rating of Italy’s sovereign debt from A +…