This flattened the yield curve and narrowed the spread
between the two to its tightest since July, when the country suffered a government crisis.
As was widely expected, the CBR left key policy rates unchanged today, and narrowed the spread
on 3m to 12m CBR refinancing instruments.
ECB's bond-buying agreement had restored some market confidence and narrowed the spread
between core and peripheral debt in the region.
Some banking industry observers believe that IOR may have caused banks to hold excess reserves rather than use them to fund loans, noting that paying interest has narrowed the spread
between the interest earned on a loan and the interest earned by simply holding funds in a Federal Reserve account.
The Federal Reserve, on the other hand, first narrowed the spread
between the primary credit rate and the federal funds rate and then lowered the federal funds rate by 50 basis points (from 5.
1 percent despite the sustained low interest rate environment during the past twelve months that has narrowed the spread
between the yield on earning assets and the cost of funds.
This approach was favorable for generating trust income because it narrowed the spread
of LIBOR over SAP rates significantly as the CPFF rate was substantially higher than the CP rate.
25% the interest rate outlook for the Euro turned positive which has narrowed the spread
between it and the dollar to -11 from -84.
yield curve which has narrowed the spread
between BART's cost of funds and the return on the Fund's investment portfolio.
77% closer to the end of trading, which narrowed the spread
to Russia-30 to below 100 b.
However, along with the usual competitive advantages such as marketing, one-stop shopping has all but eliminated the need for store location, narrowed the spread
on products and service while making customer information more available.
today announced that Todd Wodek, a trader with Olde Discount Corporation, has been fined $15,000 and censured for anti-competitive harassment of a competing Market Maker who had narrowed the spread
in a security traded on The Nasdaq Stock Market(SM).