US Fed says banks can weather severe downturn comfortably

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US Fed says banks can weather severe downturn comfortably

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WASHINGTON: The largest U.S.banks would remain well capitalized in the event of a severe economic shock, the U.S.

Federal Reserve said on Thursday after the lenders' annual health check, paving the way for them to issue share buybacks and dividends.

The 34 banks suffered heavy losses in this year's scenario, which saw the economy contract 3.5%, driven in part by a slump in commerical real estate asset values, and the jobless rate jumping to 10%.

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Author / Journalist: The Star Online

Category: Economy

Topics: Banks Banking Stress Tests Fed Economy /Business/Business News JP Morgan US

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Published On: 2022-06-24, 05:32:00

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