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Netherlands nationalizes SNS Reaal at cost of $5 billion

The logos of Dutch banking and insurance group SNS Reaal are seen in Utrecht November 13, 2008. REUTERS/Michael Kooren.

The logos of Dutch banking and insurance group SNS Reaal are seen in Utrecht November 13, 2008. REUTERS/Michael Kooren.

The logos of Dutch banking and insurance group SNS Reaal are seen in Utrecht November 13, 2008. REUTERS/Michael Kooren.
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Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem speaks at a news conference in The Hague February 1, 2013. REUTERS/Bart Maat

Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem speaks at a news conference in The Hague February 1, 2013. REUTERS/Bart Maat

Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem speaks at a news conference in The Hague February 1, 2013. REUTERS/Bart Maat
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Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem arrives at a news conference in The Hague February 1, 2013. REUTERS/Bart Maat

Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem arrives at a news conference in The Hague February 1, 2013. REUTERS/Bart Maat

Dutch Finance Minister Jeroen Dijsselbloem arrives at a news conference in The Hague February 1, 2013. REUTERS/Bart Maat
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