Paul Lachine


巴塞罗那 ——


这对银行业等部门来说具有决定性意义,因为外界对业内机构运行状况的看法正是其竞争力的根本。在英国公平贸易部( Office of Fair Trading )的强烈反对下,劳埃德信托储蓄银行( Lloyds TSB )收购了英国处境困难的最大抵押贷款银行哈利法克斯银行( HBOS )。该部曾于 2001 年禁止后者收购阿比国民银行( Abbey National Bank )。而在美国,投资银行业务却因摩根大通( JP Morgan )以及美国银行( Bank of America )各受命收购贝尔斯登( Bear Stearns )及美林( Merrill Lynch )而进一步巩固,其结果便是在幸存的金融机构中缺少足够竞争。

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