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Banking 23 Jun 2017 | 12:21 AM

Biggest US banks clear first hurdle in Fed's annual stress tests

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK: The 34 largest U.S. banks have all cleared the first stage of an annual stress test, showing they would be able to maintain enough capital in an extreme recession to meet regulatory requirements, the Federal Reserve said on Thursday.

Business 16 Nov 2018 | 12:00 AM

Fed's Quarles defends removing tough target from stress testing

WASHINGTON: The Federal Reserve is overhauling how it manages bank stress tests – the most difficult regulatory hurdle established after the 2008 financial crisis – and the agency’s supervision chief argues that a key limit on a lender’s leverage shouldn’t be part of the exams.

Business 30 Jun 2018 | 12:00 AM

Stress test serves purpose despite complaints

THIS year’s Federal Reserve stress test declared, once again, that the nation’s largest banks are strong enough to weather a severe recession without being bailed out. The big question is whether determining that is still worth it.

Banking 29 Nov 2017 | 12:00 AM

UK banks pass stress test

LONDON: The Bank of England (BoE) said the UK’s biggest lenders emerged from its latest stress test with the strength to keep lending even during a “disorderly” Brexit.

Banking 21 Jun 2018 | 11:00 PM

Largest banks clear US Fed's toughest annual stress tests

WASHINGTON: The 35 largest U.S. banks are poised to put more money toward dividends, share buybacks and business investments, after clearing the first stage of an annual regulatory stress test on Thursday, showing they have enough capital to withstand an extreme recession.

Business 18 Jul 2019 | 7:50 AM

Rafidah advises countries to do stress test for BRI projects

KUALA LUMPUR: The government of participating countries that have interest in China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects need to undertake the necessary economic and financial stress test before implementing it.

Business 09 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

How stress is costing your company millions

USUALLY, when organisations run stress management programmes, they see it as a 'service' to help their staff safeguard their personal wellbeing. This may explain why many organisations take only a passing interest in stress management programmes. It's not seen as an issue that directly affects the bottom line.

Business 21 Dec 2003 | 12:00 AM

Make stress work for you

In a recent study with 62 industrial managers, more than half said that their jobs were the main source of stress in their lives. 56% declared that better management by their superiors would be the most effective method of reducing stress.

Business 20 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Stress tests for all times

IT seems strange that central bankers are still talking about conducting stress tests in the aftermath of the financial turmoil. Some even think that it is abating and, therefore, irrelevant to be digging up scenarios for testing.

Business 07 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Results of bank stress tests leak ahead of report

WASHINGTON (AP): Government stress tests are expected to show that nearly a dozen of the nation's largest banks do not have enough money to survive if the economy worsens and will need to raise billions of dollars as a precaution.