The Bank of England revealed the results of its annual stress test today, for the first time since the launch of the test in 2014, no bank is required to strengthen its capital position as a result of the test, the BoE revealed. The 2017 test subjected banks to a scenario described by the BoE […]
Following publication of the European Banking Authority (EBA) stress test results in July 2016, the German Centre for European Economic Research, ZEW, has published an alternative test of the banks in question, concluding that capital shortfalls are significantly larger than suggested. The research, jointly conducted by Viral Acharya, Diane Pierret and Sascha Steffen, flagged up inconsistencies in the EBA’s methodology, with the 2016 criteria being less […]
The European Banking Authority (EBA) has revealed the results of the 2016 stress test, conducted among 51 banks located in the EU and the European Economic Area, concluding that the banking sector had significantly shored up its capital base. The test was the first major health check on the European banking sector in two years, […]
Danske Bank is the best performing bank in addressing digital transparency challenges, according to a ranking of corporate websites conducted by consultant Comprend. The Danish bank has topped the 2015/2016 Webranking, a transparency stress test evaluating Europe’s 52 largest banks by market capitalization, with 69.5 points out of 100. Swedbank received the second largest score with […]
Digital corporate communication consultant Comprend has launched Webranking, a research on how Europe’s 500 largest companies use their digital presence to engage and respond to the needs of professional stakeholders in what we have developed as a transparency communications stress test. The research responds to a start of 2015 which has seen a significant flow of investments towards […]
Investment managers BNY Mellon and Investor Analytics, a provider of risk management solution, have launched a money market stress testing service for the Europe, Middle East and Africa area.