Risk Middle East: Industry-wide stress tests to become part of life, says CBB

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The industry-wide stress tests conducted by US and European regulators during the past couple of years will become a regular part of prudential supervision, one regulator predicted at the Risk Middle East conference in Bahrain this morning. Answering questions after his presentation on stress testing and scenario analysis techniques, Sunando Roy, an adviser in the inspection directorate at the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB), said regulators would probably continue checking the health of their