Prudential

Eurozone banks potentially overstating their capital strength

By Justin Pugsley
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Issues have been raised around window-dressing, internal models and excessive risk weights applied to eurozone public sector debt, implying that risks are being under-priced and that the eurozone banking system is undercapitalised. 

Business conditions in the eurozone are difficult due to historically slow economic growth rates, too many banks and ...

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