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.
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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.
Banks moved heaven and earth to help clients through COVID-19. While examiners are stepping cautiously in exams, bankers must prepare for more probing questions.
The current murky picture delivered by traditional data has forced an increased focus on new methods that better capture credit risk.
The response to the coronavirus pandemic continues to shape the risk environment for banks, according to the OCC’s Semiannual Risk Perspective released today.
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.
As the Federal Reserve ramps up its post-COVID-19 examination program, Fed Governor Michelle Bowman said in a speech today, examiners’ “initial focus will be to assess higher risk banks, particularly those with credit concentrations in higher risk or stressed industries.”