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Definition of

bad bank

Banking

government bank accepting other banks' risky loans a government-owned bank created to buy and hold risky assets from other banks, in order to re-activate lending and stimulate economic activity

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Definitions of ’bad bank’ and meaning of ’bad bank’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’bad bank’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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