Banks' funding profiles can indicate future defaults: IMF study


An IMF paper published on Monday says bank funding in the US is a significant determinant in explaining banks' probability of default.

Pierluigi Bologna, the paper's author, investigates the role of the different funding structures at banks in the US between 2007 and 2009 to assess whether weaknesses in the funding liquidity profile might have helped drive banks towards more vulnerable situations and eventually to default. Of particular interest is whether any specific funding structure could be

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