WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency on Thursday warned banks that the risk of liquidity crises has risen in recent years and urged them to integrate analysis of liquidity needs into their contingency planning.

“Meaningful contingency funding information is critical in today’s operating environment,” said Kathryn Dick, the agency’s director of treasury and market risk. “As banks increasingly rely on credit and rate-sensitive borrowers for marginal funding needs, robust scenario analysis is essential.”

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