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The Italian Banking System – Bad Debts & Systemic Risk

Blue Quadrant Research Team
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The Italian Banking System and Bad Debt Issuance - Is It Systemic?

There has recently been renewed concern over the high level of non-performing loans (NPLs) in the Italian banking system and the potential for a systemic contagion. This is not a new risk and as the chart shows, the bulk of these NPLs are from loans to made to business enterprises. Most of these loans turned sour in the period between 2009 and 2013.

 

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