Financial market overview: Finnish banking system's efficiency supports capital adequacy
Low interest rate levels made 2012 a very challenging year for banking groups, who nevertheless managed to increase their operating profits by ten percent. Tightening regulation now forces banks to boost their capital adequacy.
This is the first article in this year’s Financial Market Overview series, which from now on will be published as part of the FFI newsletter. On our website the articles are available in the FFI material bank, under the publications section.Read the Financial market overview