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- 8 November 2016
"To improve the financing of our economy, we should further develop and integrate capital markets. This would cut the cost of raising capital, notably for SMEs, and help reduce our very high dependence on bank funding. This would also increase the attractiveness of Europe as a place to invest."
Jean-Claude Juncker, State of the Union Address, European Parliament, 14 September 2016