Regulators reveal details of EU and UK stress tests

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European banks will be assessed on their ability to withstand a 7 percentage point drop in GDP, falling house prices and rising unemployment under an ‘adverse scenario' designed for the forthcoming EU-wide stress test.

The European Banking Authority (EBA) unveiled the adverse scenario today, along with the methodology for assessing the 124 most significant banking groups in the region.

The stress test is a crucial element of the European Central Bank's (ECB) ongoing comprehensive assessment. Alo

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