Stress Testing: Putting the Pieces Together to Solve an Increasingly Intricate Puzzle

The global financial crisis and the aftermath that continues to unfold have created a justifiable obsession with stress among bankers and supervisors. The sharper focus has made stress testing a key component of the evolving global regulatory framework covering risk control, capital discipline and reporting.

This white paper looks at how to prepare for the aftermath of the financial crisis, guard against it and respond when it flares up by understanding the various sources of risk to which each institution is exposed and how the exposures interact with one another.