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Five biggest US banks told to raise $74.6 billion; fail "stress tests"

Five biggest US banks told to raise $74.6 billion; fail "stress tests"

The five largest United States banks need a total of US$74.6 billion in extra funds to increase their cash reserves, according to so-called "stress tests" conducted by regulators to determine whether the banks have enough capital to survive the ongoing recession.

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