What is the Lending Rate?

Lending Rate is the other depository corporations rate that usually meets the short- and medium-term financing needs of the private sector. This rate is normally differentiated according to creditworthiness of borrowers and objectives of financing.

Also refer to country metadata for the specifics as rate definition often differ among countries.  

Discount Rate data can be found in the Monetary and Financial Statistics (MFS) dataset.    

Concepts and Definitions

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  2. What is the discount rate?
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  4. What is the Lending Rate?
  5. What is a "reporting country" in DOT
  6. What is the Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey (CPIS)?
  7. What is the Financial Access Survey (FAS)?
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  9. In Financial Soundness Indicators (FSIs), what is the nonperforming loans to total gross loans ratio?
  10. In Financial Soundness Indicators (FSIs), what is nonperforming loans net of provisions to capital?
  11. In Financial Soundness Indicators (FSIs), what is regulatory capital to risk-weighted assets ratio?
  12. What do “the derived liabilities” tables in the Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey (CPIS) show?
  13. What are Net Errors and Omissions in Balance of Payments Statistics (BOPS)?
  14. What is the International Investment Position (IIP) in the Balance of Payments Statistics (BOPS)?
  15. What is the financial account in the Balance of Payments Statistics (BOPS)?
  16. What is the capital account in the Balance of Payments Statistics (BOPS)?
  17. What is the current account in the Balance of Payments Statistics (BOPS)?
  18. What is the balance of payments (BOP)?
  19. What is the definition of Unallocated Reserves in the Currency Composition of Official Foreign Exchange Reserves (COFER)?
  20. What is the meaning of negative entries in the Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey (CPIS)?
  21. How is portfolio investment defined in the Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey (CPIS)?
  22. What is the definition of gold in the Reserves Template (RT)?
  23. Where can I find the definition of FAS concepts?

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