The 2016 report includes Belgium and the Cayman Islands for the first time and reports data available up to 2015. The main findings are:
- Shadow banking activity increased 3.2% from 2014 to $34 trillion.
- Credit intermediation associated with collective investment vehicles comprised 65% of shadow banking activity, up 10% from 2014.
- Non- bank FIs engaged in loan provisioning that are dependent on short term funding or secured funding of client assets comprised 8% of shadow banking activity up 2.5% from 2014.
- A wider shadow banking aggregate comprising “Other Financial Intermediaries” (OFIs) in 21 jurisdictions and the euro zone grew by 3.37% ($3 trillion).
- Banks’ credit exposures to and funding from OFIs continued their decline in 2015.