TAKE-A-LOOK-U.S. to unveil bank stress tests on May 7

Thu May 7, 2009 8:35pm BST

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 The results of the regulatory stress tests for the top 19 U.S. banks will
be publicly disclosed on May 7 and will include a capital recovery plan for
those banks demonstrating a capital need under more adverse economic
conditions.
 Regulators are holding talks with the banks about the stress tests.
 A source familiar with the talks said U.S. regulators have deemed that
about 10 of the 19 U.S. banks being stress tested will need to raise more
capital. Another source has told Reuters that Bank of America Corp has been
deemed to need as much as $34 billion in additional capital
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