The Current | Mar 21, 2013 | 21:59

Confidence after Cyprus: Can we trust our banks?

The EU offered a bailout loan to Cyprus this week, but the offer entailed a levy on the country's bank accounts. In a global economy, the situation raises the question: Can we trust our banks?

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