As US regulators prepare to introduce new stress-testing requirements for medium-sized banks, the Fed warns that the largest are still struggling to meet existing standards – and the intent of future stress tests is likely to be dramatically different
Major US banks are failing on key risk management tasks, regulator says
CCAR: a new holiday tradition
Fixing too-big-to-fail is the single lesson of the financial crisis, says Fed chairman
ECB denies claims stress test scenarios were not severe enough
Goldman Sachs investor survey suggests 10 of the 91 banks will fail, requiring an extra €37.6 billion in capital
Last year's Scap stress tests for US banks were a one-off, the Fed chairman said today.
Ten of the largest US financial institutions that have received public funds under the Troubled Assets Relief Program (Tarp) scheme are to pay back $68 billion after they were approved to reimburse the funds to the federal government yesterday.
The 10 financial institutions identified as requiring additional capital under the US Treasury's Supervisory Capital Assessment Program (SCAP) economic stress tests have submitted plans describing how they intend to raise almost $75 billion in funds to...
Regulators released the results of US bank stress tests last month, forcing 10 banks to raise a collective $74.6 billion in additional capital. But can market participants take any real comfort from the results? Mark Pengelly finds out
The US Federal Reserve has released details of the methodology behind its Supervisory Capital Assessment Programme (SCAP), the recently concluded stress tests conducted by regulators to ascertain whether additional capital replenishment is needed at...