Keyword: Dexia

Dexia gets new bailout with 4bn-euro Belgian deal

Dexia has become the first casualty of the 2011 banking crisis, its Belgian arm being bought by Brussels with a 90bn-euro guarantee for its financing.

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Dexia: The burden on Belgian and French taxpayers

The massive bailout of the Dexia bank by Belgium, France and Luxembourg represents a considerable burden for Belgian and French taxpayers.

France eyes mayor-friendly way out of Dexia turmoil

France is in talks to restructure Franco-Belgian bank Dexia by putting back under state bank control the arm that lends to local governments.

French towns struggle to repay FX loans

Thousands of French towns are suffocating under huge debt burdens from loans they took in the global lending frenzy that led to the 2008 crisis.