[NEWS] BoE stress tests reveal UK banks in strong position

All the main participating UK banks passed their stress tests for the first time in late 2017, but concerns linger over exposure to UK consumer credit, EU-related derivatives contracts and IFRS-9 accounting standards. Justin Pugsley reports.

Bank of England to release stress test results on Nov 28

Bank of England to publish stress test results on Nov 28 and will for the first time include a biennial exploratory scenario

Roger Storm

Clearing houses uneasy over aspects of proposed global stress tests

Overall, clearing houses have cautiously welcomed the idea of global stress tests laid out in a CPMI-IOSCO consultative paper, but some still feel queasy over the prospect of sharing sensitive data. By Farah Khalique.

US banks pass CCAR and stress tests with flying colours

This year US banks passed the CCAR and stress tests with flying colours, clearing the way for big shareholder give-aways.

Bank of England steps up stress test rigour

Not only are this year’s Bank of England stress tests to be the toughest yet, but they will also break new ground in scenario analysis. Justin Pugsley reports.

Jeb Hensarling

How CCAR might be re-shaped under Trump

Everything is up in the air for the US regulatory system, particularly given the the new administration’s promise of deregulation. As a result, the annual stress tests are likely to see changes because they are blamed for forcing banks to hoard excessive capital. By Justin Pugsley.

EBA aims to launch bank stress tests at start of 2018

The European Banking Authority sets tentative time table for bank stress tests.

Steven Maijoor

ESMA ratchets up toughness of clearing house stress tests

Europe’s clearing houses are on a tight deadline to file the results of the Esma-imposed stress tests this month, as the pan-EU regulator steps up its scrutiny of these increasingly systemically important institutions. By Farah Khalique

Stress tests to include severe recession and big jobless rise

US 2017 stress tests to include shock jobless rise, severe recession and problems in real estate markets.

ESMA announces details of 2017 clearing house stress tests

ESMA announces key areas for stress testing CCPs, which will include liquidity for the first time

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