n a letter to eurozone members Monday, Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos formally requested 62 billion euros ($77 billion) in financial aid for the country's troubled banks. The bailout request was expected after an independent audit last week reported that Spain's banking sector needed 62 billion euros to restore stability.
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