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If the UK’s worse hit than Spain, how come there’s less fear in the markets of it defaulting on its sovereign debt?

Bank of Spain introduces inflation-proof €500 banknotes

As private banker to dozens of Andalusian officials I have been responsible for maintaining the padded mattress sector in work this year. Before the summer a client called to complain that inflation threatened to render worthless the not particularly hard-earned stash of 500s he maintains under one of my beds. But there is more woof…