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Financial Services Agency chief Hakuo Yanagisawa said Friday the government may protect deposits at small savings associations as a safeguard against chaos after blanket deposit protection at failed banks is abolished in April.

“We make decisions case by case,” Yanagisawa said after a Cabinet meeting.

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