Banks and their customers

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Recall from last week’s article, the overall situation of the commercial banks can be regarded as satisfactory despite the distortions in the foreign exchange market earlier in the year.  It was also observed that the largest portion of banks’ deposits are from households, which averaged 82 per cent during 2007 to 2011, compared to an average 18 per cent share of deposits from businesses. The share of deposits from households declined nearly three percentage points from money deposited in the 2007 to 2011 period. ….

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