BIS International Consolidated Banking Statistics

PRESS RELEASE - Bank for International Settlements International Consolidated Banking Statistics - second quarter of 2001, 29 October.

29 October 2001

The BIS is today releasing international consolidated banking statistics for the end of June 2001.1 These data indicate that banks maintained their international corporate credit exposures during the second quarter of 2001 despite the worsening global economic outlook. Nevertheless, there were some signs of increased risk aversion: for example, t