Analysts: Stress tests require ongoing risk management improvement

03/20/2013 | (free registration)

Results of the latest round of Federal Reserve stress tests suggest that banks must make continued improvements to risk management to pass each successive test, analysts say. "This is a strong warning to the market and the banks that the Fed is expecting incrementally better risk management systems each year," Jaret Seiberg of Guggenheim Partners' Washington Research Group wrote to clients. "Banks that fail to improve will not pass the test regardless of their stress test performance."

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