stress tests

Pressure mounts on U.S. bank regulators to stress test for climate change


Lenders should be subjected to tough reviews of their readiness for economic threats posed by severe weather, required to disclose risks lurking in their portfolios and perhaps forced to set aside extra capital, a government study recently recommended.


Fed offers details on additional bank stress test triggered by COVID-19


The agency has scheduled an extra assessment of institutions' strength to incorporate more recent economic data during the pandemic.


Pushing PPP reset, stress test redress, M&T's fintech debut: Top stories of the week


Lenders press Congress to restart — and revamp — the Paycheck Protection Program; Fed corrects stress test error for Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs; M&T's new fintech unit rolls out first product; and more from this week's most-read stories.


Fed corrects stress test error for Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs


The central bank said it had miscalculated the loss rates for certain public welfare investments, which led to incorrect capital requirements for the two companies.


Fed publishes big-bank capital requirements tied to stress test buffer


Under a rule issued in March, banks will build an additional capital cushion that is determined by their performance in the annual tests.


Dodd-Frank at 10: How regulation has (and hasn't) changed since law's passage


Policymakers have eased some rules and the Supreme Court recently dealt a blow to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. But as the landmark legislation approaches its 10th anniversary, the post-crisis regulatory regime has stayed largely intact.


Fed's Quarles urges nations to strengthen bank resolution plans


Randal Quarles, who is also chairman of the Financial Stability Board, said FSB members must do more to prepare for bank failures.


German giants tell divergent stories; European banks' U.S. units under pressure


Deutsche Bank says it’s on track to meet its financial targets while Commerzbank's top two executives resign; recent Fed stress test results show Euro banks' poor performance in U.S continues.


Pack of regionals can satisfy stress tests with minimum buffer


Six of the eight regional banks that announced their stress capital buffers on Tuesday said they will need just a 2.5% cushion to weather an economic downturn. All eight said they’ll keep their dividends steady.


Wells Fargo to cut dividend; other big banks boost capital buffer


In response to the Federal Reserve's stress tests, Wells said it will lower its third-quarter distribution to shareholders. Meanwhile, JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs and five other companies announced stress test capital buffers that exceed the minimum requirement.