Stress tests and other challenges for Spanish banks
Fecha: septiembre 2021
Santiago Carbó Valverde and Francisco Rodríguez Fernández
The stress tests carried out by the European authorities showed that the Spanish banking sector looks highly resilient to adverse scenarios, despite the fact that the scenario modelled for Spain was among the toughest in the eurozone. Nevertheless, transition towards an even more stringent regulatory environment in terms of capital adequacy suggests that Spanish banks will have to continue to bolster their own funds over the coming years.