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Doomed solidarity

The European project in a severe crisis, a dark cloud over the world economy, and yet banks keep on thinking about their own interests mainly. One could say, ‘hey, banks are just in it for their own stake, for making money’. But even then, this puzzles me. Financiers seem intelligent enough to realise that, in the long run, finding a sustainable solution is also the best for their own survival.