A new study suggests European banks will need to raise nearly €200B in new capital, or cut...

|By:, SA News Editor

A new study suggests European banks will need to raise nearly €200B in new capital, or cut their balance sheets by nearly 20%, in order to meet Basel III requirements that start taking effect in 2013. With credit markets increasingly tight, this will be no small feat. (U.S. and Asia banks face a collective shortfall of less than €70B.)