Baltic breakdown



In the multitude of reports into the causes of the financial crisis, regulatory bodies, including the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and the Financial Stability Forum, have cited inadequacies in stress-testing as a key failing of banks. Taking their lead from this, several national regulators recently conducted their own tests to determine whether the banks they supervise will be able to survive a prolonged economic slump.

Swedish regulator Finansinspektionen, for example, carried out str

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