Bank failures and rescues/Addendum

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This addendum is a continuation of the article Bank failures and rescues.

Banking rescues in the recession of 2009

(up to March 2009)

Rescue measure   US    Japan    UK   Germany  France  Italy 
Increase deposit insurance x x x [1] x
Guarantee or buy bad debts x x x x x
Inject capital x x x x x
Nationalise x x
Ring fence bad assets x x
Plan to purchase toxic assets x x
  1. Already high
  2. Source: OECD Economic Outlook March 2009 Table 1.4 [1]