Fed stress tests reveal potential for losses of $460 billion

us-federal-reserve

The US Federal Reserve has published the results of its 2013 Dodd-Frank stress testing exercise, finding that under the "severely adverse scenario", banks would make substantial losses and could even fall below the minimum acceptable capital levels.

A total of 18 bank holding companies were tested in the exercise, being subjected to the severely adverse scenario devised by the Fed. This was based on a "deep recession" in the US, Europe and Japan, a drop in equity prices of more than 50%, and a s

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: