European Banking Authority releases stress test data on 105 banks in 21 countries

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The European Banking Authority, released data from the 2015 EU-wide transparency exercise on 27 November.  The exercise “provides detailed bank-by-bank data on capital positions, risk exposure amounts and asset quality on 105 banks from 21 countries of the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA)… The data is published at the highest level of consolidation, covering around 70% of total EU banking assets for the reference dates of 31 December 2014 and 30 June 2015.” The EUI Library maintains a Directory of Eurozone, EU and European Statistical Data.

The results of the European banking sector asset quality review and stress tests were published in October 2014. The aggregate report covers 130 banks in 19 countries (then Euro area plus Lithuania). The assessments cover 81.6% of banking assets regulated by the ECB under the Single Supervisory Mechanism. A YouTube video explains methodologies used in the ‘Aggregate Report on the Comprehensive Assessment.’