Amid ongoing pandemic-related economic uncertainties, the nation’s banks maintained the flow of credit by continuing to make residential mortgage loans, according to an article published in the FDIC Quarterly.
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With projected economic growth expected to create a positive environment for bank performance in the remainder of 2021 and 2022, according to the OCC’s newly released Semiannual Risk Perspective, newly appointed Acting Comptroller Michael Hsu today said “it’s critical that bankers and their regulators guard against complacency.”
Four tips for avoiding commercial real estate defaults as clients emerge from the COVID crisis.
On the latest episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast, the head of commercial banking at regional bank Citizens discusses how the support provided to businesses combined with pent-up consumer demand has business poised to roar back.
The federal banking agencies found increased credit risk in the Shared National Credit portfolio—a bundle of large, syndicated bank loans that includes 5,652 borrowers and totals $5.1 trillion—according to the SNC Review released today.
The nation’s banks “remain resilient” amid ongoing pressures brought on by the pandemic, the Federal Reserve said today in its semiannual monetary policy report. The Fed noted that bank profitability and capital positions improved in the second half of 2020, citing lower-than-expected losses and an improved economic outlook, among other things.
For ag lenders, credit quality and the deterioration of agricultural loans, competition from other lenders and weak loan demand remain the top three concerns. For producers, lenders continued to be most concerned about the liquidity, income and leverage of their ag borrowers.
What’s top of mind for community bank risk managers in 2021? Kristina Schaefer provides an overview of what’s on her radar screen as chief risk officer and general counsel at First Bank and Trust.
A global pandemic, a struggling economy and a new administration throw wrenches into risk managers plans for the year ahead.