Analysis, Regulation & Supervision

Up to 10% of EU bank loans exposed to risky commercial real estate

By David Prosser
Construction site of the new skyscraper Elbtower in Hamburg, Germany. Image via Getty

European banks’ losses on commercial real estate lending are increasing at a rate that could threaten financial stability, new research from the European Central Bank has warned. 

The ECB’s latest Financial Stability Review, published on 22 November, cautions that difficulties in commercial real estate “have the potential to ...

To continue reading
Request Free Trial

  • Unlimited access to all content.
  • Email alerts highlighting key industry insight.
  • Invitations to attend exclusive roundtables and events.

Read Next:

Prudential, Q&A
November 14, 2023

ECB: 'It’s great that banks are finally making profits'

ECB's Cornelia Holthausen speaks on nonbanks, climate, gender inequality and Basel endgame
Read more