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Stress tests show US banking system can cope with severe recession

The latest round of US stress tests shows banks to be in good shape having amassed considerable capital over the years allowing some of them to make bumper pay-outs to shareholders. 

Fed announces dates of stress test and CCAR results

Results from the latest US stress tests will be released on June 21 and those of the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) will come out on June 27, the US Federal Reserve Board said in a statement.

Fed provides more information on 2019 stress tests

As part of its commitment to greater transparency, the US Federal Reserve Board has released more details about how it will stress test banks under its watch.

European Central Bank

Latest EU stress tests reveal some concerns

The EU’s bank stress tests have become a familiar part of Europe’s supervisory processes. However, the latest exercise has raised concern over the state of some banks as well some criticism over how it is conducted

Fed may include bitcoin collapse in stress tests

The US Federal Reserve Board is considering a range of extraordinary risks to the banking system, such as a bitcoin collapse, massive trader misconduct or a war with North Korea.

Sahu Rita

Fed’s stress test reforms proving to be controversial

To critics, reforms of the US stress testing regime are a worrying diluting of the exercise, whilst bankers see them as a very necessary exercise in simplification and transparency. However, stress tests maybe less important than they once were. By Farah Khalique.

US agencies should tailor stress tests more around risk profiles - BPI

US agencies urged to incorporate a more risk-based approach as part of their review of the US stress testing regime

Fed to host a public research conference on its stress testing in July

The Federal Reserve Board is to hold a conference in July at its Boston branch to discuss its stress testing regime

US stress tests feature biggest hypothetical jobless jump in their history

This year’s CCAR and stress test exercises contain soaring unemployment numbers as part of their scenario along with problems in the corporate debt market

Fed to open up on its models in bid to make stress testing more transparent

In line with recent rhetoric, the US Federal Reserve is pressing ahead with making its CCAR and stress testing exercises more transparent and is also granting greater access to its models in line with industry demands