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  • verb UK Alternative spelling of recapitalize.


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  • The unanimous decision followed a transport department briefing on the National Land Transport Transition Bill, and the government's plan to "recapitalise", or upgrade, the country's ageing taxi fleet and improve regulation of the industry.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Eastern country that is looking to "recapitalise" its air force has expressed an interest.


  • Regardless of that, our man in Brussels, David Gow, at least has some sense of how it all happened:The European Commission suddenly went on the back foot today after the comments on a "plan" to recapitalise European banks given to the FT by Olli Rehn, economic and monetary affairs commissioner.

    Eurozone debt crisis: Markets rally on bank recapitalisation hopes - Live

  • In the most explicit statement yet from a top EU official, European commission president Jose Manuel Barroso said in a TV interview: We are now proposing member states to have a co-ordinated action to recapitalise banks and so to get rid of toxic assets they may have.

    European debt crisis: live

  • Irish finance minister Michael Noonan indicated this afternoon that around €100 would be needed to recapitalise European banks.

    Eurozone debt crisis: Markets rally on bank recapitalisation hopes - Live

  • Jill's blog has more details.6.52pm: The International Monetary Fund has urged Europe's leaders to recapitalise their banks quickly - rather than procrastinating any more and letting the crisis get any worse.

    Eurozone debt crisis: Markets rally on bank recapitalisation hopes - Live

  • Barroso said: "Regarding toxic assets, we are doing that precisely, we are now proposing to the member states to have a coordinated action to recapitalise banks so as to get rid of toxic assets they may have."

    European debt crisis: live

  • A government official has told the FT that while RBS's sovereign debt exposure "is not fundamentally worrying...if there is a broader European drive to recapitalise the banks it's conceivable they may need more government money."

    European debt crisis: live

  • Eurozone policymakers need to recapitalise Greek and other eurozone banks with major Greek exposure in return for equity stakes.

    Greece and the eurozone: Accept reality – and default | Editorial

  • Michael Hewson, market analyst at CMC Markets, sums up Wednesday's events:European markets have shrugged off disappointing services PMI data from across Europe, choosing to focus on talk of a plan to recapitalise the regions banks.

    European debt crisis: live


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