Poland NBP implements new risk prevention methods

The National Bank of Poland (NBP) central bank and the Banking Supervisory Commission (KNB) will impose new principles of protection against the foreign currency risk and gold risk. Consequently the minimum solvency index for banks will rise from 8 to 11-12 percent, depending on the actual method of assessing the risk, and most private banks will have to rise corporate capital in order to meet the new conditions.

To date only Kredyt Bank suggested that it may need to issue shares for that pur