MarketWatch: Contagion From Turkish Currency Collapse to European Banks is ‘Overblown,’ Says Analyst


“Amid fears that the Turkish lira’s swoon will result in further pain outside the country’s borders, one analyst says investors can take the European banking sector off the list of hotzones at risk of contagion from the emerging-markets crisis.”

“Despite the widespread selling in European bank stocks seen earlier this week, David Carruthers, head of research at Credit Benchmark, says the balance sheets of the European financial sector are in better shape than market participants give credit, and could withstand souring loans from Turkey”

MarketWatch references Credit Benchmark analysis in an article on the credit quality of European banks amidst the Turkish currency crisis.

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