The Federal Reserve’s Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) 2016 was released last week with positive results for 31 out of 33 US banking institutions. The CCAR is a test for bank holding companies (BHCs) with over US$50 billion in assets to ensure capital adequacy. This article looks at what the CCAR actually tests and what happens if a bank fails.
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