WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve Board on Thursday gave the 19 largest financial institutions the economic variables that will be used to test a firm's capital strength and resiliency to withstand an economic crisis.

The central bank released information regarding three scenarios — baseline, adverse, and severely adverse — which includes more than two dozen variables such as unemployment, exchange rates, prices, and interest rates that will be used as part of the annual stress test exercise required under Dodd-Frank.

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