CESEE Banking: Funding Improves

Businessn.a. ♦ Published: September 18, 2013; 07:24 ♦ (Vindobona)

Regarding the stability of the banking system in the CESEE region, there are still substantial differences between the countries.

CESEE Banking: Funding Improves / Picture: © Vindobona.org

Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia have the most stable banking systems, William Jackson at London-based Capital reports. “Banks in Central Europe look fairly healthy.” Banks in Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria, by contrast, are still “extremely fragile”, he told Bloomberg. The high NPL-quota is still an enormous burden for the financial system in these countries. In general,…