Germany: Banking system z-scores

(measure: index points; source: Bankscope)

Germany: Banking system z-scores

: For that indicator, Bankscope provides data for Germany from 1996 to 2014. The average value for Germany during that period was 15.48 index points with a minumum of 8.32 index points in 2008 and a maximum of 20.43 index points in 1998. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: The index captures the probability of default of a country's banking system. Z-score compares the buffer of a country's banking system (capitalization and returns) with the volatility of those returns. It is estimated as (ROA+(equity/assets))/sd(ROA); sd(ROA) is the standard deviation of ROA. ROA, equity, and assets are country-level aggregate figures. Calculated from underlying bank-by-bank unconsolidated data from Bankscope.