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BRIEF-Fitch says Catalonia confrontation could raise Spanish bank risks
October 6, 2017 / 6:03 PM / in 16 days

BRIEF-Fitch says Catalonia confrontation could raise Spanish bank risks

Oct 6 (Reuters) - Fitch:

* Says Catalonia confrontation could raise Spanish bank risks

* Says a prolongation and/or a significant further deterioration in the political situation in Catalonia would create risks for Spanish banks ‍​

* Says overall, Spanish banks’ liquidity positions are “generally comfortable”, Fitch views liquidity of five major Spanish banks as being “sound”‍​ ‍​

* Says Spanish banks’ ratings incorporate assumption Catalonia is part of Spain and political uncertainty does not significantly compromise growth prospects Source text for Eikon:

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