Natixis explores the eurozone’s potential ‘liquidity cliff’ in International Finance

The end of the ECB’s repayment programmes may signal concern for those eurozone banks disproportionately dependent on central bank funding – particularly in Spain and Portugal. In an article for International Finance, Marie-Pierre Ripert – economist at Natixis – explores what options are available to combat the risk of a “liquidity cliff”, and explains why – given the technical and legal obstacles faced by the ECB – banking systems in Spain and Italy will need to adjust accordingly, even at the risk of hampering the region’s recovery.

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