WASHINGTON -- In contrast to her colleagues on the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. board, Chairman Ricki R. Tigert is advocating a go-slow approach to cutting bank premiums.

In her first public comments on the prospects for a rate reduction, Ms. Tigert acknowledged that the Bank Insurance Fund's coffers are being replenished fast enough to ensure significant rate reductions for most banks.

Limited Time Offer

Save $400 off your subscription. Special offer ends April 30, 2017.

14-Day Free Trial

No credit card required. Complete access to articles, breaking news and industry data.