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Financial Sector Policies

Stress Testing Banks


Session No.: CT 18.13

Location: Shenzhen, China

Date: October 15-24, 2018 (2 weeks)

Primary Language: English

Interpretation Language: Chinese

    Target Audience

    Experienced practitioners from central banks and regulatory agencies, in particular those in supervisory and financial stability areas, including teams in charge of financial stability reports.
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    Participants should be familiar with basic banking theory and statistical and econometric analysis.
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    Course Description

    This eight-day course, presented by the IMF's Monetary and Capital Markets Department, covers the principles and practical application of stress testing techniques. A series of lectures and workshops develop core tests of solvency, liquidity, and contagion risks. In addition, the course covers advanced tests that account for solvency-liquidity interactions and macro-financial feedback loops.
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