Risk 25: Filling data gaps for risk analysis

Filling data gaps for risk analysis

Meri Rimmanen and Mario Quagliariello
Meri Rimmanen and Mario Quagliariello, European Banking Authority

The agenda for global regulators has been extensive since the crisis, but improving transparency and the quality and consistency of data that financial institutions are reporting has been near the top of the list. The experience of 2007 and 2008 drummed home an important lesson – accurate data and timely analysis are the lifeblood of effective surveillance and policy responses at both the national and international levels. Micro- and macro-prudential risk assessments are data-intensive