Tag Archive for Financial Stability

Monti Struggles to Keep Italy From Being the Next Domino to Fall – NYTimes.com

…On Monday, as concern grew about Italy’s prospects, investors were dumping Italian government bonds, causing the price to fall and the yield — a measure of the government’ borrowing costs and of investors’ perception of risk — to rise… Italy’s pressing issues include the fact that Spain’s acceptance of a bailout means Madrid can no…

Germany comes round to idea of soft bailout for Spanish banks | In English | EL PAÍS

Germany is beginning to take on board Spain’s idea that a bailout for the Spanish banking system should not be on the same onerous terms as those imposed on Greece, Ireland and Portugal in exchange for their full-scale rescue programs, German sources said Wednesday. Although Germany remains opposed to Spain’s demands that banks be allowed…