The first point to appreciate is that central bank stress tests
are based on models of financial risk--models that predict potential losses and their associated probabilities--and these models are not so much useless as worse than useless.
In Cyprus, banks to undergo stress tests
include the Bank of Cyprus, the Hellenic Bank, the Cooperative sector and the RCB (Russian Commercial Bank).
The NCUA's stress test
would supersede a credit union's test results.
NISA earlier compiled a draft report endorsing the results of first-round stress tests
that Kansai Electric Power Co.
Earlier in March energy ministers from the European Union reached an agreement to stress test
all EU NPPs.
The model system structure is similar to that of most central banks that perform stress tests
have long been used in the CRE industry to assess the risks of individual transactions and CRE practitioners know that lease and financing structures make a large difference in the outcome of each stress.
Airbus confirmed that an A380 suffered wing damage during a stress test
last week, according to press reports.
Among people whose stress tests
had revealed some coronary-vessel disease but not a blockage serious enough to warrant surgery, the dyspnea patients were three times as likely to die of cardiac problems during the follow-up years as the angina patients were, the researchers report in the Nov.
These are the first study results to show the safety of stress tests
in this population in the modern era of aggressive medical therapy," Dr.
Policy decisions by the Social Security Administration and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, however, are encouraging more doctors to administer preventive stress tests
to such patients.
The stress tests
include environments similar to those used in the Federal Reserve's CCAR exercise, namely a Static State scenario, Adverse scenario and Severely Adverse scenario.