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Jan 26, 2014
Jan 26, 2014

Top bankers expect EU stress tests to reignite banking M&A

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Bankers expect a
thorough European Central Bank (ECB) health check of the euro
zone’s largest banks to reignite domestic and cross-border
merger activity by rebuilding confidence among lenders.

The sovereign debt crises that nearly caused a break-up of
the single currency in 2011/12 has generated mistrust among
banks and caused an effective breakdown of cross-border bank
investment flows as they hoarded capital at home.

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      "I have been a correspondent for 13 years, reporting on banks, financial regulation and EU politics from London, Brussels, Zurich and Milan. I have also written about a variety of business sectors, general news, the arts and sport. As Chief Financial Correspondent for Italy, I keep a close eye on top Italian business stories, particularly Fiat and banking."
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