2013 | Case No. A210 | Length 21 pgs.
In July 2011, the European Banking Association (EBA) published EU-wide stress test results for 91 banks, which collectively represented 65 percent of the total assets of the European banking system. The aim of the test was to provide transparency, identify weaknesses and ensure that, together with national supervisory authorities, the banks put in place appropriate capital measures to address deficiencies. In total, 8 of the 91 banks participating in the EBA stress test exercise had a Core Tier 1 Ratio3 which fell below the test’s 5 percent threshold in an adverse scenario.
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