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Barclays Sees European Banks Needing Over $100 Billion In Capital After Stress Tests

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http://www.zerohedge.com/article/barclays-sees-european-banks-needing-over-100-billion-capital-after-stress-tests

Barclays analyst Jeffrey Meli has issued a report "European bank stress tests: A preview" in which he estimates that if properly executed, the Stress Test, whose results are to be announced on July 23, will require an infusion of €85 billion to replenish capital levels. Specifically, quantifying the amount of capital needed would include €36 billion for Spanish cajas, a number far greater than expected to date, €34 billion for the German landesbanks, €8.6 billion for Greek banks and €6 billion for Portuguese banks. Meli concludes: "Spreads have rallied over the past two weeks, suggesting the bar is no longer set so low that any disclosure whatsoever will cause a rally." So all those who plan on buying the news - beware.

Bargain, and all this funding is going to come from where? Is this why the BoE is warning about future lending?

Still I'm sure after the banks get this money it will all finally be fixed.

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Bearing in mind that the stress-tests were used at highly unrealistic figures (Greek debt got a trim of 17-23%?) this should be a wake up call for everyone in government, business and anyone who has debt ?

What's that... Big Brother is on....

And so it goes.

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