banking-sector love


from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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  • Since massive banking-sector losses triggered Ireland's financial meltdown late last year, Spain's government and banks have faced sharply higher financing costs.

    Spanish Banks Race for Funds

  • Since banking-sector losses triggered Ireland's financial meltdown late last year, Spain's government and banks have faced higher financing costs.

    Spain's Banco Base to Ask for State Funds

  • More transparency from banks on their sovereign and banking-sector exposures was ordered; there will be more prodding to retain capital in good times; and there will be more monitoring of "opaque funding structures".

    The financial policy committee isn't perfect. But at least it's already upsetting the bankers

  • Both were hit hard by financial-sector crises, and, in both, banking-sector assets were more than five times the size of national output.

    Iceland and Ireland Models Help to Guide Greece's Path

  • Caught in the middle of a desperate banking-sector deposit war, Europe's insurers are pulling back from savings markets in Italy, France and Spain.

    Insurers Pile On Sovereign Debt Gloom

  • Citing concerns over banking-sector exposure and vulnerability to external shocks, Standard & Poor's on Tuesday downgraded Romania's local-currency rating to junk territory, stressing that neighboring sovereign borrowers faced similar risks.

    Euro Crisis Hits Emerging Europe

  • Years of economic stagnation with persistent fears of sovereign and banking-sector defaults "will have a considerable impact on the broader international economy," he says.

    Europe's Options: Few, and Shrinking

  • Deutsche Bank will need to "consider job cuts if markets don't improve in September and beyond," Mr. Ackermann said at a banking-sector conference in Frankfurt on Monday.

    Deutsche Bank Warns on Jobs

  • Sir John Vickers , the chairman of the government-appointed Independent Commission on Banking studying banking-sector reforms, Tuesday said one of the panel's ultimate aims is to strip away the bulk of an implied, annual state subsidy of more than Ā£10 billion enjoyed by the country's banks, mainly in the form of cheaper funding.

    U.K. Banks Face Risk of Ratings Downgrades

  • But Canadian officials have used that resilience, and the country's relatively low debt load, to promote a Canadian prescription of lower spending and banking-sector prudence for the economic ills in the U.S. and Europe.

    Canadian Likely FSB Chief


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