Big banks pass Fed stress tests

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The Federal Reserve announced on June 24 that the 23 large financial companies that underwent special stress testing all met regulatory standards.

Randal Quarles, vice-chair for supervision, said the Fed was satisfied with the results across three scenarios. “All [the tests] have confirmed that the banking system is strongly positioned to support the ongoing recovery,” Quarles added.

Each stress test covers a nine-quarter period. In the worst-case scenario (the ‘severely adverse scenario’)

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