Argentina unveils rules to encourage bank deposits

ARGENTINA - Argentina's central bank announced on Monday new rules meant to encourage people holding cash outside banks, for instance at home, to deposit it in the nation's beleaguered banking system.

The rules, released in a statement on Monday, specified that people who opened new accounts by depositing cash in banks would have free access to those accounts, which would not be subject to cash withdrawal limits introduced in December to halt a run on banks.

The government froze bank deposits a

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