Canadian Bank Cuts Rate, Says Subprime Problems Will Last

  • 04 Dec 2007
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The Bank of Canada cut its overnight interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point today while saying that it expects troubles related to the U.S. subprime mortgage market to last longer than expected, reports Reuters Canada. The bank’s move to cut the rate to 4.25% came against expectations. The bank did not give any indications as to whether it was leaning toward another rate cut in January. The Bank of Canada will meet again on Jan. 22.

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  • 04 Dec 2007

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1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 7,026 25 11.95
2 Citi 6,449 21 10.96
3 BNP Paribas 5,093 18 8.66
4 Barclays 4,040 11 6.87
5 Lloyds Bank 3,615 14 6.15

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1 Citi 2,454.09 9 13.89%
2 JPMorgan 1,441.26 6 8.16%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,292.64 1 7.32%
3 Rabobank 1,292.64 1 7.32%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,226.20 5 6.94%