As you may know, Open Query is entirely self-funded, which means
the banks owe OQ and me money not vice versa. Things like
interest rates are of little concern, which is helpful in
volatile times! Of course I do rely on my bank staying in
business, but that's now subject to a government guarantee in
Australia so I'll just have to go with that for now ;-)
So far, OQ has not experienced much from the economic troubles. But I'll tell you about the possible encounters, since I think they're of interest and lessons can be learnt.
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