Fischer: more research needed on stress testing

Stanley Fischer
Stanley Fischer. Photo by David Vaaknin
David Vaaknin

Regulators must work to "push the state-of-the-art" and keep abreast of changes to banks' modelling techniques when designing stress tests, Federal Reserve vice-chair Stanley Fischer said on June 24.

Five years on from the first stress tests in the US, the Fed is working with industry, market analysts and academics to design improvements, he said.

Fischer highlighted a number of areas that require work, including adapting stress tests to non-bank institutions, improving the treatment of financia

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