The aggregate liquidity coverage ratios (LCRs) of large US banks banks dipped 1% in the second quarter of this year, following a sharp rise in projected net cash outflows.

The eight US global systemically important bank (G-Sibs) had a combined $2.27 trillion of HQLA at end-June, up$18 billion or 0.8% on the prior quarter, and 0.5% higher than a year ago. HQLA forms the numerator for the liquidity coverage ratio.

However, the boost to HQLAs was insufficient to cover the rise in aggregate net