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What’s at Stake for Foreign Banks in Ireland

According to the Bank for International Settlements, (BIS) foreign lenders still have $170bn invested in Irish banks. Of this total, $46bn has come from German banks, $42bn from British banks, $25bn from US banks, and $21bn from French banks. But … Continue reading

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Which Banks Have the Highest Exposure to Irish Debt?

The financial crisis in the European Union is not just about sovereign risk.  Sovereign bond yields, CDS spreads, and even the Euribor rate all indicate grave doubts about the liquidity and possibly even solvency of some large European financial institutions.  This … Continue reading

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