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Deutsche Bank Would Fail EBA Stress Test, Reuters Reports

October 13, 2011

Oct. 13 (Bloomberg) -- Deutsche Bank AG would fail a European Banking Authority stress test of European lenders currently being discussed, Reuters reported, without saying where it got the information.

The German lender would need about 9 billion euros ($12 billion) to reach a minimum core tier 1 ratio of 9 percent under an adverse stress scenario, Reuters reported, citing unidentified people familiar with the figures.

Deutsche Bank spokesman Michael Lermer declined to comment when contacted by Bloomberg News.

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