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Definition of

bank base rate

Banking

interest rate determining bank's rate to customers the basic rate of interest on which the actual rate a bank charges on loans to its customers is calculated

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Definitions of ’bank base rate’ and meaning of ’bank base rate’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’bank base rate’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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