Snow reassures after IMF, World Bank terror threat

US Treasury Secretary John Snow sought to calm nerves on Monday 2 August following newly disclosed terror threats against the U.S. financial institutions including the IMF and World Bank in Washington.

"Our nation's financial markets, financial institutions and financial sector continue to operate normally. I applaud the financial services industry for remaining open for business in the face of yesterday's reporting," Snow said in a written statement issued by the Treasury.

On Sunday, the U.S.