Franco-Belgian bank's Chief Financial Officer Philippe Rucheton ...
Feb 23rd, 2012
(Reuters) - Franco-Belgian bank's Chief Financial Officer Philippe Rucheton attends the bank's 2011 annual results presentation in the business district of La Defense, near Paris February 23, 2012. Bailed out Franco-Belgian bank Dexia said it risked going out of business as it reported a 2011 net loss of 11.6 billion euros ($15.4 billion), hit by its break-up and exposure to Greek debt and other toxic assets. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes (FRANCE - Tags: BUSINESS HEADSHOT) -
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