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Large banks in the EU continued to absorb capital add-ons in response to scrutiny of their internal risk models in the last quarter of 2020. A number expect to take further such charges this year, too. Dozens of top lenders were subject to on-site assessments under the ECB’s Targeted Review of Internal Models from 2016 through 2020. Some were saddled with capital add-ons following these to address the “unwarranted variability” of their model outputs compared with benchmarks.Read the full article