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"We think the impact will be between €5B and €10B," the Bank of Spain tells FT, in the...

"We think the impact will be between €5B and €10B," the Bank of Spain tells FT, in the first official estimate of the additional provisions Spain's banks will need to take against bad loans as the government prepares to do away with "extend and pretend." Although the extra provisioning will no doubt weigh on results, expectations are that Banco Santander (SAN -0.2%) and BBVA +1.86% will have no trouble absorbing the hit, though it isn't clear that the same can be said of smaller banks.
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