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EU government leaders agree on bank tax

Published: June 17, 2010; 00:00 · (Vindobona)

Financial transaction tax demanded for G-20.

EU government leaders agree on bank tax / Picture: © European Commission

The European leaders have agreed upon the introduction of a bank levy in the European Union. At the EU summit in Brussels, it was also decided that the EU will demand in the context of the G-20, a financial transaction tax, as announced by diplomats after the end of the summit.

European leaders also push for publication of the results of stress tests for systemically, large banks…

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