Ireland unveils stress test scenarios


The Central Bank of Ireland on Wednesday released details of the macroeconomic scenarios for bank stress tests set to take place this month.

The central bank said the Prudential Capital Assessment Review (Pcar) process, an annual stress test that covers a three-year time horizon, would determine the amount of capital buffers required to ensure its banks have the financial resilience to absorb future losses under hypothetical base and adverse scenarios. The stress tests will apply to four Irish b

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