Tag: European Banking Authority

EU stress test results better than expected

EU stress test results better than expected

The European Banking Authority (EBA) said eight out of 90 European banks failed the recent stress tests. The latest round of tests arose after last year’s failed to reveal the weakness among banks in Ireland and have been conducted to ensure banks have enough capital to cope with difficult economic situations, such as recession. The […]

July 18, 2011 More
EU stress test results due today

EU stress test results due today

The European Banking Authority (EBA) will reveal the results of stress tests of 90 banks across Europe later today. The latest round of tests arose after last year’s failed to reveal the weakness among banks in Ireland and have been conducted to ensure banks have enough capital to cope with difficult economic situations, such as […]

July 15, 2011 More
EU commences bank stress tests

EU commences bank stress tests

The EU has commenced a new round of stress tests after last year’s failed to reveal the weakness among banks in Ireland. The latest tests, which will be headed up by the new European Banking Authority (EBA), are expected to be tougher and may include a liquidity test. However, regulators have yet to agree to […]

March 7, 2011 More