Corporate loans at particularly low rates in France
Remy Lecat (),
Benjamin Bureau and
Jean-Pierre Villetelle ()
Authors registered in the RePEc Author Service: Charles O'Donnell
Quarterly selection of articles - Bulletin de la Banque de France, 2016, issue 41, 27-39
Bank lending rates to firms have fallen sharply since the crisis, notably as a result of monetary policy measures, but they are also more dispersed, which points to a stronger discrimination by banks. Loans with particularly low interest rates represent a significant share of new loans, and they are extended mainly to healthy firms.
Keywords: loans to non-financial corporations; bank lending rates; Banque de France rating; “zombie lending” (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: G21 G24 G32 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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