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Mergers and inquisitions

6 January 2016 By George Hay

Bank profitability has replaced capital as the ECB’s chief regulatory concern. Since interest rates in the region are low and economic activity is slow, the easiest way to bolster earnings is widespread M&A. But neither central banks nor lenders are likely to want to play ball.

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