What if operational risk asked more 'what if' questions?

Banks and regulators urged to up their game in stress tests and scenario analysis

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Results of regulatory stress tests show that banks are getting better at modelling and providing against market and credit risk, but getting it right for operational risk remains a challenge. Both supervisors and banks would benefit from regularly estimating such losses in a variety of future situations, specialists say.

The US Federal Reserve, the European Banking Authority (EBA) and the Bank of England (BoE) run regular stress tests to evaluate banks' resilience to adversity. These tests may

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