Stress-testing

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Climate
February 2, 2023

Hong Kong pushes ahead with boosted climate risk supervision regime

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority’s upgrades to its climate stress testing programme make clear its ambitions to be a leading...
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Climate
January 24, 2023

Fed provides more detail on pilot climate stress test

The Federal Reserve has provided more detail about its exploratory climate related stress tests, which includes banks providing data on...
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Climate
October 27, 2022

Climate stress testing comes of age but modelling challenges remain

Central banks report good progress on developing climate stress testing but critics point to weaknesses, including difficulties in modelling for...
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Markets
October 19, 2022

Six largest US banks to participate in pilot climate stress test

In 2023, six of the largest US banks are to participate in a pilot climate stress test lasting for about...
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Markets
June 24, 2022

Banks ace stress tests - but next one might be harder to pass

Though banks waltzed through the tests, future ones could prove more demanding due to changes at the US Federal Reserve....
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Risk Management
May 30, 2022

UK financial firms face huge climate-related losses

On May 24, the Bank of England (BoE) released its 2021 Climate Biennial Exploratory Scenario (CBES) on the financial risks...
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Markets
February 11, 2022

Fed stress test focuses on plunging real estate and bond prices

The Fed’s scenarios published on February 10 paint a hypothetical nightmare scenario of severe global recession pounding bank balance sheets...
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Risk Management
August 11, 2021

EU banks withstand severe stress tests

As in the previous exercise, the main drain on capital would be credit losses and longer term, significant decreases in...
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Markets
July 5, 2021

US banks show their mettle during stress tests

"Over the past year, the Federal Reserve has run three stress tests with several different hypothetical recessions and all have...
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