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Here comes another credit crunch

ECB deposit
ECB deposit

The graph shows usage of the European Central Bank (ECB) overnight deposit facility. This is where banks have been stashing their cash because they are scared of putting it anywhere else. The amount has now increased to €446 billion, just shy of the all time record of €452 billion. The implication, according to BBC2 Newsnight, is that a credit crunch is weeks away.

Yachts
Yachts