Covid hammered CEE banks’ capital ratios

Banks in Slovenia and Romania saw their solvency ratios drop the furthest of European Union lenders over the first three months of the year, when the coronavirus crisis first swept the continent. 

Data from the European Banking Authority (EBA), covering 182 lenders, shows that Slovenian firms’ weighted average Common Equity Tier 1 (CET1) capital ratios fell 440 basis points to 14.3% over Q1, and Romanian banks’ 190bp to 16.9%. The Tier 1 leverage ratios of the banking systems in each country

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to View our subscription options

If you already have an account, please sign in here.

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here