WASHINGTON — The Financial Stability Oversight Council on Thursday identified several significant areas of concern that policymakers need to address in order to contain threats to the U.S. financial system.

The council, an interagency body comprised of financial regulators, outlined seven broad priorities that they said would set the agenda for the group for the coming year. Those included targeting reliance on wholesale funding that is vulnerable to runs, making progress on housing finance reform, weighing alternative to reference rates like Libor, and watching the impact of low interest-rate risk.

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