Waiting for D-Day Europe's Financial Giants Nervous Ahead of Stress Test Release

On Friday, European banking authorities will release the results of the first major stress test of the Europe's banks. Doubts have been raised about the rigor of the tests and some fear it will just be a staged show of stability for the industry. SPIEGEL ONLINE analyzes what the stress tests will actually deliver.
European banking centers, like Frankfurts, are jittery ahead of the publication of stress test results on Friday.

European banking centers, like Frankfurts, are jittery ahead of the publication of stress test results on Friday.

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