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    With several global central banks cutting interest rates in 2016, one question we keep hearing is, "What are negative interest rates?"

    A negative-interest-rate policy (NIRP) is a monetary policy tool where nominal target interest rates are set with a negative value somewhere below zero. In short, the policy means banks and customers are essentially paying to park their money at financial institutions.

    Negative interest rates have become much more popular in 2016, and Money Morning experts say the ramifications are huge for global stock markets.

    Before we get to the global implications, here's how popular they have become...

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