domingo, 10 de junio de 2012

"What we are asking is financial support, and this has absolutely nothing to do with a full bailout," Luis de Guindos, the Spanish economy minister, said.

"Lo que estamos pidiendo es apoyo financiero, y esto no tiene absolutamente nada que ver con un rescate total", dijo Luis de Guindos, el ministro de Economía español. (NYT) Un esquema del proceso y situación económica de la zona euro en el NYT. Spain to Accept Rescue From Europe for Its Ailing Banks
 Responding to increasingly urgent calls from across Europe and the United States, Spain on Saturday agreed to accept a bailout for its cash-starved banks as European finance ministers offered an aid package of up to $125 billion. European leaders hope the promise of such a large package, made in an emergency conference call with Spain, will quell rising financial turmoil ahead of elections in Greece that they fear could further shake world markets. The decision made Spain the fourth and largest European country to agree to accept emergency assistance as part of the continuing debt crisis. The aid offered by countries that use the euro was nearly three times the $46 billion in extra capital the International Monetary Fund said was the minimum that the wobbly Spanish banking sector needed to guard against a deepening of the country’s economic crisis. The announcement of a deal came amid growing fears that instability in Spain could drag down an already sputtering world economy. The decision was the culmination of weeks of a contentious back-and-forth between Spain and its would-be creditors in which it was hard to tell how much of Spain’s resistance to financial help was tactical maneuvering for a better deal and how much a refusal to admit the depth of the banking sector’s troubles. The escalating tension prompted President Obama to push Friday, in unusually explicit terms, for quick European action... Leer más en el NYT. (By RAPHAEL MINDER, NICHOLAS KULISH and PAUL GEITNER MADRID)

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