CLOs and lev loans at the center of 2020 Fed stress tests

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By Paola Aurisicchio
07 Feb 2020

The Federal Reserve announced plans to stress test bank holdings of leveraged loans and CLOs during a hypothetical recession in its annual evaluation of the health of the 34 largest US banks.

The stress test is a simulated scenario that measures how large banks with significant trading operations would fare during a period of market turbulence, with the unemployment rate raised by 6.5%-10% and with elevated stress in corporate debt markets and real estate.

According to a statement from ...

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