Seeing that the EFSF may be expanded to help recap French banks, Ireland looks to get some candy...

|By:, SA News Editor

Seeing that the EFSF may be expanded to help recap French banks, Ireland looks to get some candy as well. The government is seeking to have the EFSF take over its stakes in AIB and Irish Life & Permanent, reducing the nation's debt load by more than €20B. EU sources react coolly, saying Ireland has been "dealt with."