Browsing: Credit risk

Economy

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.

Compliance and Risk

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.

Ag Banking

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.

Newsbytes

The OCC today released its bank supervision operating plan for fiscal year 2021, identifying what each of the agency’s supervisory operating units will focus on for the new federal fiscal year that started Oct. 1.

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