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Bank of New York Mellon will charge for large deposits

Bank of New York Mellon Corp. is preparing to charge some large depositors to hold their cash, in the latest sign of the worries roiling global markets.

The big U.S. custodial bank said this week in a note to clients that it will begin slapping a fee next week on customers that have vastly increased their deposit balances over the past month.

The bank cited the heavy dollar deposits it has received over recent weeks, as investors and corporations retreat from financial markets amid Europe’s debt crisis and the recent debate over U.S. government borrowing.

Full Story: BNY Mellon to slap fees on some big deposits amid global race to cash