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Central dilemma

6 October 2008

The US central bank will pay interest on banks deposits. That should help bring in cash to fund its elephantine loan schemes. It might also offset the effects of flooding markets with liquidity. Unfortunately, though, it could further diminish banks’ appetite to lend to others.

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