European banking executives face the return of an overly familiar problem: political panic.
After years of slow recovery from past crises, European banks have recently given themselves the luxury of focusing their attention on increasing profits and getting rid of bad loans. . But the political turmoil in Italy – where it could be said to be the most problematic banking sector in Europe – has rekindled fears that the fragility of the euro and the inability of the authorities to unify the region's banking system will continue to haunt the region. industry.