Spain Debt | featured news

Euro Watch: Spanish Borrowing Costs Soar, Calling Bailout Into Question

Eurozone

Spain’s borrowing costs soared Tuesday to levels that have sent other euro members into the arms of international lenders, calling into question the viability of a bailout deal for Spain’s banking sector even as other troubled countries were weighing whether they could make similar rescue arrangements.

 

A look at the 4 eurozone countries with bailouts

Spain

Europe agreed Saturday to allow Spain to tap a rescue fund of up to (EURO)100 billion ($125 billion) to bail out its troubled banks, which are struggling under the weight of soured real estate loans after a Spanish housing bubble burst. Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said the country will reveal how much money it needs within coming weeks, after audits of its financial sector are completed.

 

Spain Could Ask For Bank Bailout This Weekend

Spain could ask for a rescue of its struggling banks this weekend when European finance ministers hold an emergency conference call Saturday to discuss the country's financial problems, a move that would make it the fourth member of the 17-nation eurozone to seek outside help since the continent's debt crisis erupted two years ago.

 

IMF: Spanish banks need $46 billion

Spain Bailout

Spain's banks need at least 40 billion euros (about $46 billion) in fresh capital to preserve the country's financial stability, the International Monetary Fund said Friday in an eagerly-awaited report.

 

Stocks rally, see their best week of the year

Stocks closed out its best week of the year Friday, as investors played things close to the vest before the weekend when Spain is expected to request aid for its troubled banks.

 

Spain: bailout decision could come this month

Spain could decide this month to ask for a bailout for its troubled banking sector, a step that would make it the fourth country in the 17-member eurozone to seek help since the EU debt crisis broke out....

 

Stocks pull back as euro zone fears weigh

Stocks fell Friday, as investors erred on the side of caution ahead of a weekend expected to bring new developments in dealing with Spain's banking crisis.

 

Fitch slashes Spain rating by three notches to "BBB"

Spain's credit rating was slashed by three notches on Thursday by Fitch, which signaled it could make further cuts as the cost of restructuring the country's troubled banking system spiraled and Greece's crisis deepened.

 

Spain says markets shutting it out, seeks EU help for banks

Spain's high borrowing costs mean it is effectively shut out of the bond market and the European Union should help Madrid recapitalize its debt-laden banks, Treasury minister Cristobal Montoro said on Tuesday.

 

Bund, Treasury, Gilt Yields Drop to Records as Euro Crisis Grows

German, US and UK yields fell to all-time lows after Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said the future of the euro is at stake, driving demand for the safest government securities.

 

Subscribe to this RSS topic: Syndicate content