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Banks Pass Stress Test

The Central Bank said stress tests conducted last year showed that the country's financial industry is "rather stable and capable of withstanding possible negative consequences" of the European debt crisis.

Lenders' capital adequacy ratio may fall to between 12 percent and 14 percent under economic scenarios considered by the regulator, the Central Bank said in its annual Financial Stability Review published on its website Monday.

The calculations were made as of Oct. 1, according to the report.

(Bloomberg)

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