EBA test on European banks’ capital requirements : French banks already above the 9% end of March 2012
The European Banking Authority has conducted an exercise to highlight possible capital shortfalls in order to address concerns over sovereign debt exposures, the terms of which were approved by the European Council on 26 October 2011.
71 institutions, chosen from among those already included in the July 2011 stress test, were submitted to the exercise which aimed at building a capital buffer for demonstrating banks’ ability to withstand various shocks while maintaining an adequate level of capital.
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