Definition of bank rate in English:

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bank rate

noun

The rate of discount set by a central bank.
Example sentences
  • Two weeks ago, the central bank reduced its bank rate by 25 basis points to 7.50%.
  • The central bank left its bank rate at 7.50% during the last review on 14 October.
  • The central bank has reduced its bank rate by 150 basis points and expressed the hope that commercial banks will reduce their interest rates correspondingly.

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Syllabification: bank rate

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