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stress testing

(testing)
Testing aimed at investigating the behaviour of a software or hardware equipment in out of ordinary operating conditions.

stress testing

Determining the durability of a system by pushing it to its limits. Stress testing a network is performed by transmitting excessive numbers of packets or attempting to break in illegally. Software stress testing is done by feeding the program erroneous data as well as activating all interface options in all possible sequences. Hardware stress testing involves using the devices in extreme temperatures and hazardous environments.
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These provide the overarching governance standards and risk management expectations on stress testing practices in the banking industry.
The Philippines central bank, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), has urged banks to adopt new stress testing procedures.
In a statement yesterday, the BSP said the "Guidelines on the Conduct of Stress Testing Exercises" defines the industry's "overarching governance standards" and risk management expectations on stress testing practices.
The regulator has directed the board of directors of banks particularly domestic systemically important banks or too big to fail banks to consider the results of stress testing exercises in capital and liquidity planning, in setting risk appetite, and in planning for business continuity management.
At present, the financial institutions in many countries and government authorities have used the macro stress testing for risk assessment, but had not sorted and summarized systematically, which is not conducive to the understanding and study of macro stress testing, is not conducive to China's financial institutions to use the macro stress test monitoring risk.
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b) To highlight the specificities of risk exposures in Islamic financial institution and how they need to be captured in stress testing exercise; and
2) Reliance on a single scenario violates good practice advice on stress testing and even common sense (see Finger 2008).
For patients unable to exercise, doctors may perform pharmacologic nuclear stress testing, using medications to simulate exercise's cardiac effects.
Eight major UK banks and building societies have participated in the first concurrent stress testing exercise of the UK banking system, the results of which Britain's central bank the Bank of England revealed on Tuesday.
The agency [NCUA] will be conducting the stress testing and it's going to cost, according to them, $4 million just in the first year to conduct this stress testing--that's $1 million for each one of them," said Mary Dunn, CUNA senior vice president and deputy general counsel.
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.