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Banks face 6% capital requirement in stress test

16.01.14 @ 09:11

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European bank's capital should never fall below 6% of their assets under new rules governing the European Central Bank's stress tests, reports Bloomberg. The threshold must be agreed with the European Banking Authority, with a small number of countries wanting an easier benchmark, according to unnamed euro-area officials.

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