Federal Home Loan Bank Advances To Banks Up Again in 1Q18
June 22, 2018
Banks and thrifts reported holding $554.0 billion of Federal Home Loan Bank advances at the end of March, a quarterly decrease of 4.9 percent and the lowest volume of advances since the first quarter of 2017 when they stood at $522.5 billion, according to an Inside The GSEs analysis.On a year-over-year basis, that represents a 6.0 percent increase in advances overall. While JPMorgan Chase remains in the number one spot with $56.9 billion in advances, that number continues to represent a downward spiral from the previous four quarters. In the first quarter, Chase had $60.6 billion in advances.