Euro-Crisis Hope Confidence in European Banks Is Returning

There is cause for hope in Southern Europe. New numbers indicate that trust is returning to banks located in countries that have been hit hardest by the euro crisis. But even as discrepencies in the Continent's Target2 payment system shrink, danger still lurks.
The Spanish financial institution Bankia remains in trouble.

The Spanish financial institution Bankia remains in trouble.

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Graphic: Discrepancies in the Target2 system.

Graphic: Discrepancies in the Target2 system.

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