Stress test

A file photo of the Sebi office in Mumbai. Photo: Mint<br />
The tests measured the banks’ abilities individually and collectively to withstand a fresh crisis involving a 50% plunge in equity prices, a fall of housing prices by 20%, and unemployment shooting to 12.1%, all of which would savage the banks’ loan and investment assets. Photo: AFP<br /> (AFP)

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