Most central banks carry out frequent stress tests

All banks that carry out stress tests say they have improved financial stability

An overwhelming majority of central banks responding to the Financial Stability Benchmarks 2022 carry out stress tests on lenders in their jurisdictions.

Some 31 out of 32 respondents, or 96.9%, said they did so. Responding central banks across different income groups and in all regions now stress-test their jurisdictions’ banks.

The only exception was a central bank serving a lower-middle income country in the Asia-Pacific region. This country has suffered from a lack of state resources

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