Occupational pensions stress test

Stress tests are a regular supervisory tool to assess the resilience of the European occupational pensions sector

2019 Occupational pensions stress test 

The 2019 exercise was designed to assess the resilience of the European occupational pensions sector to an adverse market scenario using common methodologies. It also analysed how IORPs transfer shocks, resulting from the impact of the adverse market scenario, to the real economy and financial markets.

Occupational pensions stress test 2019

2017 Occupational pensions stress test 

The 2017 stress test was aimed at assessing the resilience of the European occupational pensions sector to an adverse market scenario using common methodologies. It  analysed how IORPs transfer shocks, resulting from the impact of the adverse market scenario, to the real economy and financial markets.

Occupational pensions stress test 2017

2015 Occupational pensions stress test

The aim of the exercise in 2015 was to test the resilience of defined benefit (DB) and hybrid pension schemes against adverse market scenarios and increase in life expectancy as well as to identify potential vulnerabilities of defined contribution (DC) schemes. 

Occupational pensions stress test 2015