2011 stress tests will struggle for credibility, say experts

2011 stress tests will struggle for credibility


Proposals for stress tests in February next year must work to ensure they maintain credibility in the eyes of financial markets after what is perceived to be a failed round in July 2010, say experts.

"The first round of stress tests were either manipulated or very badly done," says Rym Ayadi, senior research fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies (Ceps). She cites the failure of the proposals to test the whole range of institution's assets, looking only at their trading books, while

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.risk.net/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: