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Forex pairs in this Article » EUR/USD (Barcelona) - Eurozone ministers struck a deal over the origin of funds for bank bailouts from now on. While the local government will contribute 20% of the new capital, the ESM (European Stability Mechanism) bailout fund will become the major contributor with an 80%, according to an official cited by Reuters.

Moreover, EU finance ministers made an agreement for the ESM to be used as an investment vehicle for banks under stress, with each being assessed individually to become eligible to the aid, Reuters reported.

With regards to Cyprus, EU Finance Ministers were clear that Cyprus must live up to its word by fulfilling its financial obligations.

Furthermore, President of the Eurogroup Dijsselbloem was quoted on a headline saying "Implementation of agreed Cypriot baliout program is indispensible", noting that implementation is key for the Bank of Cyrus, also adding that there is likely to be a limit of 60bn euro on direct bank recap fund, although this can be reviewed.
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