EU Stress Tests Criticized Over Debt-Loss Estimates

July 2010
American Banker;7/9/2010, Vol. 175 Issue F326, p2
Trade Publication
The article reports on stress tests being run by the Commission of European Banking Supervisors on banks to determine how they will absorb losses on loans and government bonds, which are being criticized for underestimating probable losses in Greek and Spanish government bonds.


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