Capco: Corporate treasurers, how are you tackling negative rates in 2015

Fears of negative interest rates in the euro zone have become reality. The European Central Bank (ECB), for the first time in its history, in June last year, pushed its deposit rate below zero, effectively charging banks 0.2% to park surplus liquidity.

The desired effect is that banks push liquidity out to the system (as loans, for example) and are thus encouraged to lend to small and medium-sized businesses. What’s happening on the ground, however, is that banks appear to be forgetting

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