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upward sloping [1 record]

Record 1 1997-10-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Loans
CONT

In countries in which the term structure of interest rates on government bonds was upward sloping with short-term rates significantly lower than long-term ones banks could improve current earnings by "borrowing short" and "lending long".

Key term(s)
  • upward slope

French

Domaine(s)
  • Prêts et emprunts
CONT

Dans les pays où la structure des taux d'intérêt sur les différentes échéances de titres d'État se caractérisait par une pente positive, c'est-à-dire quand les taux à court terme étaient significativement inférieurs à ceux à long terme, les banques pouvaient augmenter leur bénéfice d'exploitation en empruntant «court» et en prêtant «long».

Spanish

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