stress tests

Dodd-Frank didn’t build stress testing for coronavirus


Requiring banks to test themselves is likely to be a waste of time in the current crisis, says a former Senate Banking counsel.


Fed plowing ahead with stress tests. But should it?


Many argue the economic turmoil from the pandemic makes the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review irrelevant this year, while others say testing banks’ capital strength is crucial now more than ever.


Bank CRE losses expected to spike; digital payments boom


Losses on commercial real estate aren’t expected to be as bad as the 2008 crisis; as more cities announce shutdowns, consumers turn to online payments.


Fed to suspend exams for banks under $100B


The central bank will prioritize monitoring and outreach while reducing examination activity due to the coronavirus pandemic until at least the end of April.


Banks wrestle with coronavirus challenges; Swedbank’s AML fine


Some banks have closed branches or restricted access and bank tech resources are being overwhelmed; bank pays a record SKr4 billion ($400 million) for issues.


Banks eager for Fed stress test to prove they can weather virus


The biggest U.S. banks are once again preparing to show how they'll be able to withstand a severe economic shock in a hypothetical doomsday scenario, and they're eager to get on with it as a real one unfolds.


Banks deal with coronavirus; Fed finalizes bank capital rules


Banks make emergency preparations as HSBC deals with confirmed case; the changes simplify regulations without posing additional systemic risks, the Fed says.


Fed finalizes new capital buffer ahead of 2020 stress tests


The rule establishes a measure of capital adequacy meant to simplify how banks are assessed in the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review program.


Morgan Stanley CFO: E-Trade deal to aid 2021 stress test


E-Trade could add about 30 basis points to a key capital ratio once the deal closes, Jonathan Pruzan says.


Leveraged loans take center stage in upcoming stress tests


Regulators are alarmed about banks' rising exposure to high-risk corporate credits and want more data on how they would perform in a recession.