Customers need not worry about their banks being ready for the year-2000 problem, a panel of trade association leaders said last week.

Armed with surveys citing the banking industry as among the best prepared for the millennium bug, representatives of eight trade groups- including the American Bankers Association, Independent Bankers Association of America, and America's Community Bankers-fought back against the perception that banks will not be safe.

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