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Sweden might nationalize banks

Swedish banks in trouble after lending more than $75 billion to Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia

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Is the economic crisis ebbing, or is the worst yet to come? Yesterday, the Swedish government announced that it might have to nationalize its banks in order to cope with a spiralling financial crisis in the Baltic States. Swedish banks have lent more than $75 billion to Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. And there are fears that the fiscal troubles in the former East Bloc states could touch off a domino effect throughout Europe.

The Telegraph

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