Q. Which of the following is/are the reason(s) behind Silicon Valley Bank Crisis?
1.A sharp decline in the interest rates.
2.Heavy investment in long-term government bonds by the Silicon Valley Bank.
3.Run on the bank.
Select the correct option using the code given below:

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 3 only

Answer: C

Explanation – The reasons behind Silicon Valley Bank Crisis were – Aggressive raising interest rates, Heavy investment in long-term government bonds, Run on the bank, Soft Regulations, etc.

Source: ForumIAS