Browsing: Financial stability

Compliance and Risk

While financial regulators flagged an increase in leveraged lending prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, a new report from the Government Accountability Office today found that as of September, “they had not found that leveraged lending activities had contributed significantly to widespread financial instability.”

Economy

Bank-like activity by nonbanks that poses financial stability risks grew by 11.1% to total $57.1 trillion in 2019, according to the Basel, Switzerland-based Financial Stability Board today—a return to the decade-long trend line of growth after a slower rate of increase in 2018.

Newsbytes

The turmoil observed in global financial markets earlier this spring during the COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the need to “strengthen the resilience in the [nonbank financial intermediation] sector,” according to a new report from the Financial Stability Board today.

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