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2017 stress test scenarios explained

27 March 2017

​The Bank of England carries out stress tests on banks to check how they might cope with difficult economic situations.

We have now published the key elements of our 2017 stress tests.

This year’s tests will include two scenarios:

  1. 2017 annual cyclical scenario
  2. 2017 biennial exploratory scenario

Stess test scenarios 2017