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a test measuring how a system functions when subjected to controlled amounts of stress

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The European Banking Authority (EBA) recently published its 2016 EU-wide stress test draft methodology for discussion.
Imagine that a central bank conducted a stress test that suggested that the banking system was very weak.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC) Chrystalla Georghadji has expressed optimism as regards the European Central Bank`s stress tests on the Cypriot banks and said that after the conclusion of the stress tests, commercial banks could begin lending the real economy.
These credit unions would be required to maintain a stress test capital ratio of at least 5%, which is higher than the 4% minimum leverage ratio required of banks.
However, since the recession of 2008-2009, other companies have been performing stress tests on their financial statements.
It appears that primary care physicians are concerned that if they order an exercise stress test and a patient can't complete it, they'll have to reorder the test-this time using pharmacologic stress-with the attendant inconvenience and delay, said Dr.
Bulgaria has picked five companies to prepare the stress tests at the country's sole nuclear power plant in Kozloduy, a public procurement notice shows.
This test is known as a bank stress test, or the "bottom-up" approach, referring to the way the test focuses on how the macro scenario affects risk in each of a bank's loans and then aggregates the overall impact on banks' profits and capital adequacy.
Financial analyst Bruce Packard at Seymour Pierce said a credible stress test was seen as vital in generating confidence in the battered European sector, which has suffered amid the fallout from the Greek debt troubles.
In a stress test, a projection of future economic and market conditions is set and the bank reports what the losses would be in that scenario.
A380 wing stress test results not a problem, Airbus says.
The researchers gave each person a stress test to measure how well his or her coronary arteries were delivering blood to the heart muscle.
Adams has since stepped up his physical exams to twice a year, requesting chest x-rays, an EKG, and a stress test if he senses anything unusual.
A 12-minute medical stress test took me up to 160 bpm, but the test was stopped before my heart became erratic.