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Kredietbank's euro survival gambit: Merge its way to strength

Even the threat of a hurricane could not stop Marcel Cockaerts, the 63-year-old president of Belgium's Kredietbank, from competing in his bank's annual 6-kilometer cross-country race. His wife prefers that Cockaerts avoid such strenuous pursuits. But, he contends, "these exceptional times call for a special effort."

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