TITLE

Simple banking: profitability and the yield curve

AUTHOR(S)
Alessandri, Piergiorgio; Nelson, Benjamin
PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
Bank of England Quarterly Bulletin;2012 3rd Quarter, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p245
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the relationship between bank profitability and interest rates. It mentions that if interest rates have a systematic effect on bank profitability, the monetary policy may have implications for the resilience of the financial system. It further investigates the effects of interest rates on profitability using a new panel data set containing information on Great Britain activities of Great Britain and foreign banking groups during the years 1992-2009.
ACCESSION #
82152847

 

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