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interest rates

The rates charged by a lender, such as a bank, to borrowers.
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Other methods attempt to measure market participants' expectations regarding future short-term real interest rates. This is done by means of real return bonds, market surveys (for example by Consensus Forecasts) and by estimating market participants' future interest rate expectations via market rates (implied rates (17)).
Limited adjustments was witnessed in banks' interest rates on Sunday, which is the first working day of the banking sector after the Central Bank of Egypt's (CBE) decision on Thursday to cut interest rates by 1.5%.
Interest rates are crucial elements in the transmission of monetary policy actions to economic activities.
Paradoxically, institutions are now lending to small customers at truly exorbitant interest rates.
Summary: Pune (Maharashtra) [India] April 9 (ANI/BusinessWire India): The last quarter of 2018 saw an increase in fixed deposit interest rates, due to factors such as an increase in loan to deposit ratio, falling value of Indian rupee and the rising crude prices.
Summary: Many Lebanese banks have started reducing interest rates on deposits after the formation of a government eased fears on the Lebanese currency and a run on the lenders.
Asked to choose between raising interest rates to keep inflation down and keeping interest rates down to allow prices to rise, 21.5 per cent of respondents was reported to have opted a rise in interest rates if only to keep prices low.
Consumer interest rates that will be affected
Interest rates were relatively steady during the period so that when the market started to recover after eight months, the rates were almost unchanged.
In particular, the average interest rates on overnight deposits placed by households and by non-financial corporations remained unchanged at 0.09% and 0.14%, respectively.
Indian public sector lender, Punjab National Bank (PNB) (532461.BO) (PNB.NS), has raised interest rates on domestic term deposits effective January 1, 2018, The Business Line has reported, citing a statement from the bank.

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