WASHINGTON — The industry's exposure to troubled commercial real estate loans — the subject of much conjecture as banks attempt a rebound from the financial crisis — became much clearer Monday.

More than two-thirds of respondents to a Federal Reserve Board survey of top senior loan officers said that as much as 10% of their commercial real estate loans were in foreclosure. The problem was particularly pronounced for lending that supported land purchases; up to a quarter of these loans are threatened by foreclosure, according to 10.4% of the respondents.

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