Banking sector resilience ‘likely to be tested’ – IMF’s Adrian

Tobias Adrian
Tobias Adrian
IMF Staff Photograph/Stephen Jaffe

The banking sector is likely to come under further stress in the coming months and could suffer capital shortfalls, the International Monetary Fund warns.

“The resilience of the banking sector is likely to be tested,” the IMF’s chief financial counsellor, Tobias Adrian, said at the launch of the Global Financial Stability Report today (October 13).

The IMF says banks broadly entered the crisis with strong capital and liquidity positions. But in a stress test of the global banking system, it

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