Eurozone banks show “early signs of stress”, ECB warns

Luis de Guindos
Luis de Guindos
Adrian Petty/ECB

Eurozone banks are facing “early signs of stress” including higher default rates and payment arrears, the European Central Bank (ECB) said today (November 22).

More broadly, the ECB’s financial stability review warned an adverse macroeconomic environment and geopolitical risks threaten financial markets’ stability. These risks could also be “amplified by vulnerabilities in some non-bank financial institutions”, it added.

The eurozone’s GDP has remained stagnant through 2023, and in the third

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 info@centralbanking.com or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.centralbanking.com/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact info@centralbanking.com to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Central Banking? View our subscription options

Register for Central Banking

All fields are mandatory unless otherwise highlighted

This address will be used to create your account

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

.