Most banks would continue to prosper even if the Federal Open Market Committee raises rates further during the coming few months, according to a recent study.

Olson Research Associates found that even a 200-basis-point rate increase would cause profits to fall by just 5.8% at very small banks, 5.3% at small banks, and 4.2% at midsize banks.

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