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Were stress test rigorous enough?

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Just seven of the 91 European banks have failed the "stress tests".

All the major international banks passed the tests to see whether they would need to raise capital against future losses in the event of a new recession.

European business correspondent, Ben Shore discusses whether the tests were stringent enough.


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