10 Oct 2008

A Concerted Approach to Re-start the Interbank Market

Stefano Micossi / Daniel Gros

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On the eve of the G7 meetings in Washington, Daniel Gros and Stefano Micossi find that what is missing is a body or a concerted initiative to take care of the inter-bank market, which has become dysfunctional almost everywhere. They warn that the G-7 governments must tackle this issue or be prepared to witness the funding crisis mutate into a global depression.