WASHINGTON--A deposit insurance premium averaging 27 cents per $100 of deposits is too high for sound banks and too low for troubled ones, members of the Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee said Monday. The FDIC board is slated to vote today to raise the premium from 23 cents.

The shadow committee, an unofficial but influential group of economist-critics of bank regulation, said the new rate was expected to range from 24 cents for the healthiest banks to 33 cents for the riskiest, instead of 25 cents to 31 cents as previously proposed.

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