Requests from investors for banks to repurchase soured mortgages have intensified over recent...

|By:, SA News Editor

Requests from investors for banks to repurchase soured mortgages have intensified over recent months, a trend that has come to light in the latest earnings reports. BofA (BAC) - who else? - faces the worst of it, with outstanding claims soaring over 40% to $22B in Q2. Other affected banks include Wells Fargo (WFC), PNC Financial Services Group (PNC) and Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB).