LATEST NEWS: Bank Bail-In Extras Alarm Investors as Danske Eyes Debt

As Denmark’s biggest bank considers what sort of capital might be used to fill a new regulatory buffer, some investors are signaling they’ve reached their saturation point. Danske Bank A/S (DANSKE) said last week it may use a variation of Tier 3 debt to add to a list of reserves that can be wiped out […]

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IMF Sees Business-Loan Losses of EU250 Billion in EU Banks

“Banks in Spain, Italy and Portugal face about 250 billion euros ($338 billion) in potential losses on their business loans over the next two years, the International Monetary Fund said. About one-fifth of combined corporate loans is at risk of default in the three economies, which are forecast to contract this year, according to the […]

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Berlusconi Turmoil in Italy Poses Threat to Euro-Crisis Lull

“Italian government instability following the tax-fraud conviction of former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi threatens to end a lull in the European debt crisis and derail a nascent economic recovery. Berlusconi’s party has rallied around its leader, possibly seeking a presidential pardon and threatening a mass resignation of deputies in parliament, a move that could bring […]

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