European LCRs improve as cash outflows drop and HQLA rises

Greek banks' liquidity buffers lag far behind EU average

European banks’ capacity to weather a liquidity crisis has improved in the year to end-June 2018, though wide disparities are evident between countries, European Banking Authority (EBA) data shows. 

The weighted average European Union liquidity coverage ratio (LCR) was 148% in the second quarter of 2018, up from 146% the year prior and 140% at end-September 2016. The average is based on data from 150 EU banks covering 80% of the EU banking sector. 

The strengthening is a function of lower

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