European Banking Authority Stress Tests 51 Banks.
Less rigorous standards are used.
Twenty-five banks fail the test.
Weak capital ratios identify weakest banks during an economic downturn.
EBA offers no assistance, bank regulators only provide guidance, no enforcement measures are employed.
Systemic European Bank Risks
After five years, the European debt crisis has produced systemic risk among major banks, and markets faced with uncertainty must be prepared to deal with a worst case scenario. As a group, European banks are contending with varying...