Regional Banks Could Suffer More Losses on Oil, S&P Says

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  • Lenders have set aside billions to cover soured energy loans
  • Just two banks profitable under S&P's most adverse stress test

U.S. regional banks with large energy exposures including Comerica Inc. and Zions Bancorp could suffer higher losses than analysts predict if oil prices continue to fall, according to a Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services report.

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