Canada Chartered Banks Prime Lending Rate 1960-2015 | Data | Chart

Bank Lending Rate in Canada decreased to 2.70 percent in August from 2.85 percent in July of 2015. Bank Lending Rate in Canada averaged 7.56 percent from 1960 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 22.75 percent in August of 1981 and a record low of 2.25 percent in April of 2009. Bank Lending Rate in Canada is reported by the Bank of Canada.

Canada Chartered Banks Prime Lending Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.70 2.85 22.75 2.25 1960 - 2015 percent Monthly
In Canada, the prime lending rate is the average rate of interest charged on loans by commercial banks to the most credit-worthy borrowers. This page provides - Canada Prime Lending Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - Canada Chartered Banks Prime Lending Rate - was last refreshed on Friday, August 28, 2015.


Canada Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 84.40 81.20 93.40 60.00 [+]
Retail Sales MoM 0.60 1.00 3.70 -4.50 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 1.40 2.70 10.50 -6.50 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 983715.00 982739.00 983715.00 162251.00 CAD Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 1146308.00 1129208.00 1146308.00 26768.00 CAD Million [+]
Personal Savings 57460.00 41156.00 67160.00 1200.00 CAD Million [+]
Consumer Credit 534050.00 530902.00 534050.00 11066.00 CAD Million [+]
Bank Lending Rate 2.70 2.85 22.75 2.25 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.91 1.02 1.32 0.41 USD/Liter [+]
Private Sector Credit 3515750.00 3502008.00 3515750.00 75096.00 CAD Million [+]
Retail Sales Ex Autos 0.80 0.90 3.30 -3.20 Percent [+]


Bank Lending Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 8.80 Jul/15 8.80 20.50 8.10 percent [+]
Brazil 59.46 Jul/15 58.36 254.28 39.12 percent [+]
Canada 2.70 Aug/15 2.85 22.75 2.25 percent [+]
China 4.85 Aug/15 4.85 12.06 4.85 percent [+]
Euro Area 2.77 Jun/15 2.90 6.52 2.77 percent [+]
France 1.93 Jun/15 1.83 6.29 1.83 percent [+]
Germany 2.60 Jun/15 2.65 6.55 2.58 percent [+]
India 10.00 Aug/15 10.00 20.00 8.00 percent [+]
Italy 2.85 Jun/15 2.97 6.48 2.85 percent [+]
Japan 1.15 Aug/15 1.15 9.90 1.10 percent [+]
Netherlands 1.87 Jun/15 2.00 6.26 1.86 percent [+]
Russia 15.60 Jun/15 16.10 449.40 7.90 percent [+]
South Korea 3.49 Jun/15 3.56 17.01 3.36 percent [+]
Spain 2.73 May/15 2.75 5.97 2.73 percent [+]
United Kingdom 1.50 Aug/15 1.50 18.00 1.50 percent [+]
United States 3.25 Jul/15 3.25 20.50 2.00 percent [+]