US G-Sibs grow and multiply ties with other banks

Systemic risk data shows too-big-to-fail US banks became larger and more entwined with other financial institutions in the second quarter of this year.

FR Y-15 reports show the riskiness of the eight US global systemically important banks (G-Sibs) rose quarter-on-quarter. Values assigned to eight of the 12 indicators used by the Basel Committee to designate systemic firms increased in aggregate over the period.

The size indicator, calculated using banks’ total exposures, increased by 1.5% to

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