Deflation, Emerging Market Fears Set Scene For Tough EU Bank Tests

wochit business
April 28, 2014 AT 9:59 AM
Fears of euro zone deflation, emerging markets turmoil and a determination not to repeat past mistakes mean European regulators are likely to come up with the toughest set of tests for the region's banks that they have ever faced. On Tuesday, The European Banking Authority will reveal the crisis scenarios that banks will have to prove they can withstand without resorting to the kind of taxpayer bailouts that all but bankrupted some countries in the 2008-2012 crisis.