China ups bank rates to slow economic growth
- Bank of China funds Â£32m London office purchase. Phillips, Mike // Estates Gazette;5/15/2010, Issue 1019, p39
The article reports on the first loan provided by the Bank of China to the office market of the city of London, England as it seeks to expand its presence in the property lending market in Great Britain in 2010.
- China Cuts Lending and Deposit Rates. // China Chemical Reporter;10/26/2008, Vol. 19 Issue 30, p6
The article reports that the People's Bank of China Ltd. has cut down lending and deposit currency rates effective October 9, 2008. The move aims to loose liquidity pressures among domestic enterprises facing the global slowdown demand and to encourage investment. The bank also cuts the RMB...
- The gap on lending rates is closing between big and small companies, with fewer borrowers on standard rates. Okey, Ricky // Money Marketing;11/27/2003, p31
Reports on the increase in the base rate for the first time in three-and-a-half years. Following the precautionary cut made by monetary policy committee in July 2003; Reviewing of standard variable rates by lenders; Increase in rates by the banks Abbey and Nationwide; Standard rates in 2004...
- A BUDGET OF MISSED OPPORTUNITIES. Smith, John // Accountancy;May91, Vol. 107 Issue 1173, p21
Explores pitfalls in the British government's economic policy. Contribution of high interest rates to the country's economic problems; Consequences of the decline in investments; Proposals to stimulate investment and economic recovery.
- The Russian Ruble and Why It Collapsed. Goldman, Marshall // Challenge (05775132);Nov/Dec98, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p9
The article analyses the reasons behind the economic collapse of the Russian Federation in 1998. One of the fascinating by-products of the Russian economic meltdown is the astonishment of those who invested in Russia at seeing the sudden loss of almost all their investment. Less than ten months...
- Reducing the Lower Bound on Market Interest Rates. Suntum, Ulrich van; Kaptan, Metin; Ilgmann, Cordelius // Economic Analysis & Policy;Sep2011, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p133
This paper critically discusses three proposals to overcome the zero interest bound, which have recently been proposed by prominent economists. We trace back the historical origins of these proposals, reaching back to the late 19th century, and comment on their theoretical and practical...
- MORTGAGE-BACKEDS. // Asset Securitization Report;6/7/2004, Vol. 4 Issue 23, p35
Offers information on mortgage-backed loans in the United States. Fixed-rate mortgage; Current coupon yield spreads; Adjustable rate mortgage spreads.
- After Rate Cut, Credit Quality Still A Worry. Blackwell, Rob; Boraks, David; Heller,, Michele; Rehm, Barbara A.; Riecker, Matthias; Rehm // American Banker;3/21/2001, Vol. 166 Issue 55, p1
Focuses on the concerns of bankers and industry analysts on credit quality in the United States in 2001. Impact of the 50-basis point interest rate cut announced on March 20, 2001 on bank loans; Threats to bank lending; Implications of the interest rate cut on the stability of the economy.
- Considerations to weigh before switching banks. Wojtowicz, Jean // Indianapolis Business Journal;6/26/95, Vol. 16 Issue 13, p12B
Discusses how a borrower can convince his banker to reduce the interest rate charged on his loan. Level of risk the borrower has achieved in five years; Review of collateral; Need to show the bank projections and ability to grow will likely require more financing.