A shoulder to spy on

27 March 2017 By George Hay, Dominic Elliott

The Bank of England’s next stress test will assess if lenders’ earnings exceed their cost of equity. That might sound like statist meddling, or doing investors’ job for them. But as a way to stop banks taking silly risks to offset low rates, it makes sense.

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