stress tests

Goldman’s green goal; Biggest U.K. banks ace stress test


The bank announced a $750 billion plan to “focus on climate transition and inclusive growth”; the seven biggest banks have passed three years in a row.


Bank of England raises capital buffer for largest lenders


The central bank gave the seven banks passing grades on their stress tests but said that they will need to start holding more high-quality capital to guard against a potential economic downturn.


FHFA proposal would exempt Federal Home Loan banks from stress tests


As required by last year's reg relief law, the agency is planning to raise the asset threshold for organizations conducting a stress test from $10 billion to $250 billion.


OCC takes a shot at Wells; Warren targets bank mergers


The regulator says the bank needs to address employee complaints and pay controls; the presidential hopeful would make it more difficult for banks to combine.


House Democrats implore regulators to get in sync on CRA


Lawmakers blasted an apparent decision by the OCC and FDIC to move forward with a proposal to reform the Community Reinvestment Act without the support of the Fed.


FedNow is necessary, Fed digital currency is not: Mester


The Cleveland Fed president dismissed concerns about the central bank's faster payments system competing with The Clearing House's network, while saying that a national digital currency is less of a necessity in the U.S. than in other countries.


Senate bill would require Fed to develop stress tests for climate risks


Five Democrats running for president support the legislation introduced Wednesday that would require the central bank to form an advisory group to analyze how climate change would affect the financial system.


Refining supervision is as vital as tweaking post-crisis rules: Quarles


The Fed’s top regulatory official said how agencies adjust their supervisory approach may prove just as important as their rulemaking efforts.


Fed has two options for improving 2018 capital proposal: Quarles


The top regulatory official at the central bank said it could deploy either one of two tools to revise the proposed stress capital buffer. The plan aims to streamline the stress test program.


Deutsche Bank’s CFO: ‘We are taking our responsibilities seriously'


The German bank responds to an op-ed that criticized its restructuring.