Analysis of latest annual data provided by globally systemically important banks to the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision suggests that UK, French and Swiss banks continue to pose a risk as measured by their size compared to the GDP of the country in which they are based. Data and news provider SNL Financial said that […]
SNL Financial, the US headquartered provider of business data, has published figures suggesting that Italy’s banking sector faces a significant shortfall in its capitalisation of between €25bn to €70bn for those banks being reviewed by the ECB as part of the region’s ongoing stress testing activities. Based on data from the ECB, SNL said that […]
Despite profitability seen among a number of banks both in the US and Europe, the big lenders continue to be hampered by pressure on profitability, according to analysis from SNL.
After tumbling for more than a decade, aggregate debt-to-GDP levels in the EU are increasing, rising by 23.5 percentage points to 82.5% in 2011 since 2007, according to research from SNL Financial.