This Month's Featured Articles

trfnews talks to David DiPiero
TRF News
trfnews talks to David DiPiero, chairman and chief executive of FGI, to get his thoughts…
International Banks Increase Cross-Border Lending
The Wall Street Journal
FRANKFURT—International banks sharply increased their cross-border lending during the first three months of 2014, particularly…
Small finance companies: what to know before you grow
FGI's David Helmes, TRF News
David Helmes, senior vice president of FGI Capital, outlines what a small finance company needs…
Commercial lending drives loan growth for U.S. regional banks
Reuters
U.S. regional banks are ramping up commercial lending to compete more aggressively with their national…

People Moves

Bay View Funding
Bay View Funding announced the addition of Eric…
Marquette Business Credit
Jim S. Johnson was elected senior vice president…
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey (STRH)
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey (STRH) announced the addition of…

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Market Data: Prime Rates

LatestWk AgoHighLow
U.S. 3.25 3.25 3.25 3.25
Canada 3.00 3.00 3.00 2.25
Euro Zone 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Japan 1.475 1.475 1.475 1.475
Britain 0.62 0.54 0.89 0.51
Hong Kong 0.50 0.50 0.50 0.50
Mexico 4.75 4.75 4.75 4.00
India 5.00 5.00 5.25 5.00