Banco Popular

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The ECB  in Frankfurt, Germany.

The European Central Bank is considering a new policy tool that would allow it to inject cash into banks that are being rescued from the threat of in(...)

The European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. Photograph: Getty Images

The European Central Bank published new guidelines on Friday defining how euro zone banks should calculate how much capital and cash they must hold fo(...)

Central Bank  governor Philip Lane, pictured on his first day in office in November 2015. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Trinity College Dublin economics professor John O’Hagan didn’t think much of it when he hadn’t heard in weeks from the third-year student he’d hired i(...)

Banco Popular’s shareholders and junior bondholders lost about €4bn after an EU agency forced the sale of the lender  to bigger rival Santander for one euro. Photograph: Andrea Comas/Reuters

Disgruntled investors have filed 51 lawsuits against European Union regulators for shutting Spain’s Banco Popular, marking one of the largest legal ch(...)

Spain’s Banco Popular. Spain has proved much more willing to embrace the cultural change that banking union entails.

In our excitement over what is new, we often miss what is important. The election of Emmanuel Macron has triggered expectations of a Franco-German ent(...)

Banco Popular (left) was bought by Santander (right) for €1.

Banco Popular was the victim of the euro zone’s first large-scale bank run, which triggered the urgent need for regulators to intervene and engineer i(...)

Although shares in Santander fell 0.9 per cent in choppy trade and Banco Popular’s were suspended, Santander said it would buy Popular and carry out a capital increase of around €7 billion.  Photograph: Ron Antonelli/Bloomberg

Banks and utilities supported European stocks on Wednesday, as there was a sense of relief among investors that Spain’s struggling Banco Popular was b(...)

People use a Santander ATM as a man leaves a Banco Popular office in Barcelona. Photograph:  Albert Gea/Reuters

Santander has purchased fellow Spanish lender Banco Popular for €1, after Brussels warned the bank was on the verge of collapse. Banco Popular’s shar(...)

Spanish economy minister Luis de Guindos briefs media on Santander’s acquisition of Banco Popular for one euro to prevent its collapse. Photograph: Emilio Naranjo/EPA

Santander has purchased fellow Spanish lender Banco Popular for one euro, after Brussels warned that the bank was on the verge of collapse. Banco Pop(...)

Google head office, Dublin. Google-owner Alphabet hit the $1,000 mark and was among the biggest boosts to the S&P and the Nasdaq on Monday. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

European shares slipped on Monday as energy stocks dragged and banks were led lower by Spain’s Banco Popular on concerns that it could be wound down. (...)

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