German banks face new set of risks as contagion spreads across Europe


The rapid escalation of the sovereign debt crisis in Europe poses a serious threat to bank stability, according to the Bundesbank's Financial Stability Review, published on Friday.

The report says risks to the German financial system had grown "perceptibly" as the sovereign debt crisis "worsened and widened" over the summer of 2011. It said this was reinforced by the risk that Italy and Spain may join the three Troika programme countries – Greece, Ireland and Portugal – in being shut out of

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: