Interest rates rise: How borrowers hedge themselves now

The interest rate level is rising: The turnaround on the money and bond market has started at the latest with the EB’s interest rate increase last week. Borrowers, however, do not have to accept rising interest charges. With a suitable restructuring of existing loans, the consequences of rising interest rates remain manageable. The rising interest […]

Credit market: what will happen after the interest rate increase?

For the first time since July 2008, the EurCen Bank (EB) raised the key rate for the euro zone on Thursday. As expected, the minimum bid rate increased by 25 basis points. Borrowers should follow the move as closely as the statements by EB President Jean Claude Trichet at the press conference. The interest rate […]