Stress-testing and capital adequacy in banking: tackling technology challenges

Usage of stress tests to protect against shocks to the financial system intensified after the financial crisis that began in 2007–08, and they continue to evolve to embody new and emerging risks. For many banks in the US, stress-testing offers a way to address market dynamics and inflationary pressures – but they must surmount the technology challenges that such an approach will bring to develop an effective strategy for success.