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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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Third, macroprudential stress testing typically aims to capture a comprehensive view of systemic risks affecting the banking sector and beyond.
Stress testing expectations for community banks are less rigorous that what was required in the regulatory exercises, but a well-designed stress test program can still be a judicious way for banks to identify key vulnerabilities to market factors and assess how to effectively manage those risks, should they emerge.
Developing a comprehensive stress testing framework for the New Zealand banking system has been a strategic priority for the Reserve Bank in recent years.
The researchers found that in 2008 and 2012, 78 to 80 percent and 87 to 88 percent of all stress testing in non-CKD and CKD patients, respectively, used nuclear imaging.
We performed a single-center retrospective study of 170 charts over a 10-year period comparing the preoperative METs estimated from history to METs quantified during exercise cardiac stress testing. We found that, on average, the METS measured by the preoperative exercise cardiac stress test was 3.3 METs higher than the METs estimated by preoperative history at the preoperative evaluation clinic visit.
Global Banking News-December 21, 2017--Philippine banks asked to adopt new stress testing standards
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.
MANILA, Philippines The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said it has adopted an overarching governance standards and risk management expectations on stress testing practices in the banking industry to prepare for events with severe financial impact.
Macro stress testing in the last century in 90s is considered to simulate the reaction in the financial system under the impact of extreme events, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and policy authorities conducted a lot of research and its application in the monitoring system of financial fragility in the practice of operation.
Instead of doing financial projection on a "best estimate" basis, a company or its regulators may do stress testing where they look at how robust a financial instrument is in certain crashes, a form of scenario analysis.
has started patient enrollment in a study comparing cardiac SENC stress testing to Magnetic Resonance Image CINE stress testing, the company said.