Sri Lanka: Lending-deposit interest rate spread

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 Sri Lanka

Bank lending-deposit interest rate spread

 Latest value 2.53
 Year 2019
 Measure interest rate points
 Data availability 2001 - 2019
 Average 3.9
 Min - Max 0.34 - 8
 Source The International Monetary Fund
For that indicator, we provide data for Sri Lanka from 2001 to 2019. The average value for Sri Lanka during that period was 3.9 interest rate points with a minimum of 0.34 interest rate points in 2014 and a maximum of 8 interest rate points in 2007. The latest value from 2019 is 2.53 interest rate points. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 100 countries is 6.96 interest rate points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Sri Lanka - Lending-deposit interest rate spread - recent values

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Sri Lanka - Lending-deposit interest rate spread - historical chart - 2001-2019




Definition: Difference between the lending rate and the deposit rate. The lending rate is the rate charged by banks on loans to the private sector and the deposit interest rate is the rate offered by commercial banks on three-month deposits.


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 Lending-deposit interest rate spread 2.53 2019 interest rate points
 Bank cost to income ratio 43.49 2021 percent
 Non-performing loans 4.93 2020 percent
 Bank overhead cost 1.89 2021 percent
 Net interest margin 3.59 2021 percent
 Bank credit to deposits 83.20 2019 percent
 Regulatory capital to risk-weighted assets 16.51 2020 percent
 Return on assets 1.36 2021 percent
 Return on equity 16.40 2021 percent
 Banking system z-scores 35.09 2021 index points
 Liquid assets to deposits 14.81 2021 percent
 Banking system capital to assets 8.55 2020 percent
 Non-interest income to total income 23.15 2021 percent
 Lending interest rate 11.24 2019 percent
 Real interest rate 7.10 2019 percent
 Legal rights 2.00 2020 points
 Credit information sharing 6.00 2019 points
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