Spanish Bailout

Stock markets Down, Borrowing Costs Up

PA | Posted 23.07.2012 | UK

Investors ran for cover on Monday as fears that Spain was next in line for a full-blown government bailout intensified. The FTSE 100 Index was more...

Spain's Banks and the Con-Trick of the Century

Matt Carr | Posted 11.08.2012 | UK Politics
Matt Carr

After months of denials and prevarications, the Spanish government has finally done what many economists have been predicted it would have to do for months, and asked for a 100 billion-euro bailout for its sieve-like and utterly corrupt banking system.

Stock Market Gains In Wake Of Spain Bailout Are Short-Lived

PA | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK

Euphoria surrounding a 100 billion euro (£81 billion) deal to rescue Spain's banks gave way to cynicism today as the gravity of the eurozone's woes w...

Markets Jump In Response To Spanish Bailout

PA | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK

Stock markets surged today after a lifeline worth up to 100 billion euro (£81 billion) for Spain's banks helped ease eurozone tensions. The FTSE 1...

Osborne Claims UK's Economic Recovery 'Killed Off' By Eurozone Crisis

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2012 | UK Politics

Britain's economic recovery is being "killed off" by the crisis in the eurozone, chancellor George Osborne has warned. In an aptly timed letter to ...

Spain Close To Collapse As Euro Bailout Looms

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK

The prospect of a multibillion-euro bailout for Spain increased today as the country's borrowing costs edged up on fears over its beleaguered banking ...