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2016 March

Negative rates

March 22nd, 2016

It takes a bit of thought. When you lend money you take a haircut. That’s what negative rates mean. It’s supposed to stop banks redepositing, lending money to the real economy instead. But it’s not well thought through. Sub-zero rates lead to unanticipated problems. It sends out a very confusing message. We want banks to […]

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