WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve Board released its second annual round of stress tests mandated by the Dodd-Frank Act on Thursday, providing a glimpse into how the country's biggest firms would fare under a hypothetical economic crisis.

In aggregate, the bank holding companies fared slightly better than last year's group, though year-over-year results across individual firms were mixed. Twenty-nine of the 30 institutions tested met the minimum capital threshold under the Fed's most dire economic scenario.

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