Loan Portfolio Stress Testing in a Pandemic World
The coronavirus and subsequent government stimulus programs have had huge implications on the banking industry over the past six months. Understanding the underlying risk and the potential losses in your loan portfolio are critical as we move forward in this new normal environment. Ensuring reserves are adequate will be imperative going forward as institutions struggle to maintain current ROA performance in a low rate environment. In this 60 minute session, we will review how COVID-19 is currently impacting credit risk in your loan portfolio and then discuss stress testing techniques that can be used to help identify problem areas and better understand potential reserve needs going forward.