United States Average Monthly Prime Lending Rate 1950-2015 | Data | Chart

Bank Lending Rate in the United States remained unchanged at 3.25 percent in January of 2015 from 3.25 percent in December of 2014. Bank Lending Rate in the United States averaged 6.79 percent from 1950 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 20.50 percent in August of 1981 and a record low of 2 percent in February of 1950. Bank Lending Rate in the United States is reported by the Federal Reserve.

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United States Average Monthly Prime Lending Rate


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.25 3.25 20.50 2.00 1950 - 2015 percent Monthly
In the United States, the prime lending rate is the average rate of interest charged on short term loans by commercial banks to companies. This page provides - United States Average Monthly Prime Lending Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - United States Average Monthly Prime Lending Rate - was last refreshed on Friday, March 6, 2015.

United States Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 95.40 98.10 111.40 51.70 [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.80 -0.90 6.71 -3.58 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 3.30 3.20 11.20 -11.40 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 11113.60 10999.50 11113.60 1320.40 USD Billion [+]
Disposable Personal Income 13190.40 13154.60 13190.40 351.90 USD Billion [+]
Personal Spending -0.20 -0.30 2.75 -2.02 percent [+]
Personal Income 0.30 0.30 3.82 -5.10 percent [+]
Personal Savings 4.90 4.30 14.60 0.80 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 14.80 13.50 114.70 -18.00 USD Billion [+]
Bank Lending Rate 3.25 3.25 20.50 2.00 percent [+]
Economic Optimism Index 49.10 47.50 62.90 35.80 [+]
Redbook Index 2.60 3.80 7.60 -5.80 percent [+]
Chain Store Sales 538.90 553.00 583.80 245.40 Index Points [+]
Gasoline Prices 0.63 0.54 0.99 0.32 USD/Liter [+]
Retail Sales Ex Autos -0.90 -0.90 2.20 -5.00 percent [+]


Bank Lending Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 9.30 Jan/15 9.30 20.50 8.10 percent [+]
Brazil 52.62 Jan/15 50.12 254.28 33.85 percent [+]
Canada 2.85 Feb/15 2.85 22.75 2.25 percent [+]
China 5.60 Feb/15 5.60 12.06 5.31 percent [+]
Euro Area 3.13 Dec/14 3.20 6.52 3.13 percent [+]
France 2.06 Dec/14 2.05 6.29 2.05 percent [+]
Germany 2.78 Dec/14 2.82 6.55 2.70 percent [+]
India 10.25 Feb/15 10.25 20.00 8.00 percent [+]
Italy 3.28 Dec/14 3.35 6.48 2.86 percent [+]
Japan 1.10 Feb/15 1.10 9.90 1.10 percent [+]
Netherlands 1.86 Dec/14 2.07 6.26 1.86 percent [+]
Russia 16.70 Dec/14 12.40 449.40 7.90 percent [+]
South Korea 3.90 Jan/15 3.91 17.01 3.88 percent [+]
Spain 2.94 Jan/15 2.89 5.97 2.89 percent [+]
United Kingdom 1.50 Feb/15 1.50 18.00 1.50 percent [+]
United States 3.25 Jan/15 3.25 20.50 2.00 percent [+]