4. European Bank Tests Due Oct. 26th

a) Results of stress tests carried out on the 130 largest banks in Europe will be published by the ECB on October 26th according to Reuters sources. 

b) Stress test outcomes to be revealed on a Sunday to reduce market sensitivity.

c) Banks will be given their results 48 hours before publication to prepare responses.

d) Reuters noted that the results have to be published before the ECB becomes the euro zone's new banking supervisor on November 4th.