Please refer to DOS CIRCULAR NO. 01 DATED 21.04.2010 by which “Guidelines on Stress Testing” was issued to ensure the soundness & sustainability of the banking industry & make the banks more shock resilient.
Recently Bangladesh Bank has revised the guidelines in order to make it more effective. It has been decided that henceforth banks shall carry out stress testing in line with the revised guidelines on quarterly basis i.e. on March 31, June 30, September 30 and December 31. They shall also submit the report in the format attached herewith (Annex-1) along with a soft copy within 30 days of each quarter end.
This circular along with the revised guidelines are available on the website of Bangladesh Bank.
Please Acknowledge receipt.