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Workshop on Financial Vulnerability Indicators and Bank Stress Tests.

Summary: DUBAI -- The DIFC Authority hosted a workshop on 'Financial Vulnerability Indicators and Bank Stress Tests' 
on Tuesday.

The latest in DIFC's 'Economics Workshops' series, the event discussed how banks use 'vulnerability indicators' to assess their capacity to withstand challenging economic conditions. The event exploreed how 'stress tests' can help banks in evaluating their finances in both adverse and normal scenarios. Vulnerability indicators and bank stress tests have a range of applications - from detection of early warning signs to credit rating. DIFC's 'Economics Workshops' series is aimed at contributing to the development of the region's financial markets by increasing understanding of key new financial trends. Workshops are targeted not only at DIFC professionals, but also the wider business community.

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Publication:Khaleej Times (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Date:Oct 1, 2009
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