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Discount Window Borrowing Skyrockets The deposit run and closure of three midsized banks in March have led banks to tap “the lender of last resort” to offset any concerns about liquidity at their institution, according to data from the Federal Reserve. Banks across the country used the discount window to bolster their liquidity positions following deposit runs at three banks that contributed to their closure: Silvergate Capital Corp.’s Silvergate Bank, which had $11 billion in assets and was based in La Jolla, California; Santa Clara, California-based SVB Financial Group’s Silicon Valley Bank, which had $209 billion in assets; and $110…

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Kiah Lau Haslett

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Kiah Lau Haslett is the Banking & Fintech Editor for Bank Director. Kiah is responsible for editing web content and works with other members of the editorial team to produce articles featured online and published in the magazine. Her areas of focus include bank accounting policy, operations, strategy, and trends in mergers and acquisitions.

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