Dutch central bank takes over floundering DSB

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Dirk Scheringa Beheer (DSB), a troubled Dutch lender, was put into administration after the Netherlands Bank seized control of it on Monday. The move came after several weeks of intense speculation as to the bank's future.

In its statement today, the central bank hinted that there had been a run on deposits: "De Nederlandsche Bank requested the emergency regulation because of a large outflow of liquidities that jeopardised DSB's existence in the short term. Moreover, DSB's solvency is under seri

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