fraga, spain (reuters) – special began to transfer their bank accounts in other regions of spain, to put their savings to the shelter in the event of a unilateral declaration of independence, which could lead to an exit from the euro zone.
the town is near the aragon, catalonia, long queues had formed at the branches, caixabank and bbva.
as puigdemont, president of the catalan parliament may invite executive, local independence of catalonia, which is an immediate consequence, as the spanish constitutional court would object. if a partition to be completed, the catalans are deprived of the safeguards of the euro area.
according to a representative of caixabank) monday, there has not been a massive movement of capital and the vast majority of clients who came to learn, have decided not to transfer their money.
“it is a marginal issue in the short term without affecting our branch network. our operations are completely normal, “she assured.
at bbva, based in bilbao, and bought several catalan institutions following the banking crisis, it has refused to comment.
in the case of partition, the rules laid down by the european central bank to protect the depositors would no longer apply even if catalonia retained the single currency.
caixabank and sabadell, the two main schools in the province, have moved their headquarters to other regions after the referendum of october 1, to be under the supervision of the bank, no matter what happens.
(angus, berwick, jean philippe lefief for service in french)
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