Fed says banks pass stress tests - to lift pandemic restrictions on share buybacks, dividends after June 30 Thu 24 Jun 2021 20:31:39 GMT Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: Central Banks share Federal Reserve statement on the results of stress tests on banks. to lift pandemic restrictions on bank share buybacks and dividends on June 30 after banks clear stress test fed projects 23 large banks would suffer $474 bln in losses in a hypothetical downturn fed says latest test shows large banks have strong capital levels and can continue lending even during a severe recession fed says despite projected losses, banks would still have capital ratios twice as high as regulatory minimums fed expects banks to withhold any announcements on capital plans until after market close Monday More fuel for share prices. Or sell the fact. You be the judge. Invest in yourself. See our forex education hub.