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

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The CCP stress test assesses the resilience and safety of the EU CCP industry and helps to identify possible vulnerabilities.
Former world bank expert Sorge (2006) defined the system's stress test as an estimate of the risk exposure to financial institutions' special but reasonable stress situation.
The stress test results show that the bank's Common Equity Tier 1 ratio (CET1) is 16.
ED TN-2 aims to provide regulatory and supervisory authorities and market players of the Islamic banking industry with appropriate and adequate technical guidance to develop, conduct and assess stress tests.
Imagine that a central bank conducted a stress test that suggested that the banking system was very weak.
If you have symptoms that are even remotely potentially cardiac, it's almost always appropriate to do some sort of stress test.
The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) Board judged that this stress test did not reveal capital inadequacies for five out of the eight participating banks, given their balance sheets at end-2013 (Barclays, HSBC, Nationwide, Santander UK and Standard Chartered).
British provider of financial services Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) on Friday reported that it has recognised an error in calculations in the European Banking Authority (EBA) stress test results.
She did, however, praise the 39 questions that make up the stress test.
Belorusian authorities must consult the Russian vendor on the type of stress test evaluation for location and design.
According to the credit union industry's two major trade associations, the NCUA's proposed stress test rule is unnecessary because the four largest credit unions in the nation already conduct their own tests.
The American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI) is concerned about the Federal Reserve Board's approach to stress testing as applied to life insurance companies, arguing that a bank model is too overbearing for an insurer, and also suggesting that there be little to no public disclosure of stress test results of any insurer, only banks.
According to a study published online May 7 in the Archives of Internal Medicine, ER patients complaining of chest pain may not require a stress test.
Primary care physicians were significantly more likely than were cardiologists or surgeons to order a pharmacologic stress test in patients who did not need one because they were able to complete the less costly exercise stress test.
Highly unlikely, Instead, it appears they are more 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, according to Dr.