The Federal Reserve’s bank stress test are getting a little more onerous and will affect more banks than they did under the last round of tests.
In the latest round of stress tests which are due in January, 31 of the largest lenders will be subject to some harsh hypothetical scenarios. Last time around just 19 banks were subject to the Fed’s scrutiny. The 12 new additions to the have $50 billion or more in assets and include some foreign subsidiaries.
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