All European Union countries will publish the results of stress tests on their banks in the second half of July at the latest to boost investor confidence in the financial sector, EU President Herman Van Rompuy said.

We agreed that the so-called stress tests of banks will be published at the latest in the second half of July, Van Rompuy told a news conference after a summit of EU leaders on Thursday. (Reporting by Jan Strupczewski and David Brunnstrom, editing by Dale Hudson)