Spain central bank warns against Catalan independence

Catalonian regional government's president and leader of the Catalan Democratic Convergence party (CDC), Artur Mas, delivers a speech during a gathering in Barcelona, on September 10, 2015Spain’s central bank on Monday warned of financial risks from the Catalonia region’s potential secession from Spain, days ahead of an election there framed as an indirect vote on independence. Bank of Spain governor Luis Linde said Catalonia would drop out of the eurozone if it broke away from Spain and would lose access to credit from the European Central Bank.

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