Simulating stress across the financial system: resilience of corporate bond markets and the role of investment funds

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Published on 12 July 2017
Stressing the financial system

Financial Stability Paper No. 42
By Yuliya Baranova, Jamie Coen, Pippa Lowe, Joseph Noss and Laura Silvestri 

This paper provides a first step in developing a system-wide stress simulation. The model incorporates several important features of the financial system. These include several types of institution (including banks and non-banks) and how their actions may propagate and amplify stress. Rather than attempting to predict outcomes of a given stress scenario for financial sector balance sheets, it seeks to explore those conditions under which systemic stress may crystallise.

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