One-third of EU banks used TLTROs to hit supervisory targets

Twenty-three per cent said future TLTROs would improve their ability to fulfil regulatory or supervisory requirements

Most lenders said they used cheap loans issued by the European Central Bank to shore up their profitability and guard against funding shortages. However, one-third said these helped them to fulfil supervisory requirements.

A survey of 143 banks by the ECB on lending standards asked respondents about the impact of its most recent programme of targeted longer-term refinancing operations (TLTRO III). Eighty-four per cent of banks said they participated in the June round of lending, and 41% in the

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