Credit: The Atlantic

The latest from The Institute of International Finance (IIF) argues that Europe would be cratered by a Greek default.

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Here’s how the IIF breaks down the costs of a disorderly default: $498 billion to stabilize Portugal and Ireland, $459 billion to do the same for Spain and Italy, a $232 billion capital hit to the ECB, $209 billion to recapitalize European banks, and $96 billion in losses for Greek bondholders. The below chart breaks down how these figures fit into the overall picture.

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