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Charting Uncertain Waters - Q2 Community Bank Sentiment Index


Community banker sentiment remains near-neutral for a second quarter but is still rising; in the second quarter of 2024, the Community Bank Sentiment Index (CBSI) reached its highest level recorded since 2021. 

CSBS Chief Economist Tom Siems joins us today to explore what is driving a near-neutral sentiment from community bankers, how uncertainty impacts a community bank's outlook, and what regulators and compliance experts should take from this quarter's CBSI reading.