Official Bank Rate

官方準備金利率

 

On 18 May 2006 the Bank introduced some wide ranging reforms to the framework for its operations in the sterling money markets. Theses reforms included: 

2006518日英格蘭銀行對其在英鎊貨幣市場的操作,引進一些大幅度改革,這些改革包括:

 

The introduction of reserve accounts, held by commercial banks at the Bank, on which the official Bank rate is paid. The reserves scheme is voluntary and members undertake to hold a particular target balance not every day but on average over a monthly “maintenance period”. 

引進準備金帳戶,由商業銀行在英格蘭銀行開設,依照官方準備金利率計息。準備金計畫採自願參加方式,參加銀行負責存放一特定目標餘額,不是每天,而是在「提存期間」內的月平均餘額。

 

Standing facilities which allow a wide range of banks to borrow (against collateral) or deposit money with the Bank at rates which on most days are 1% above and 1% below the official Bank rate, but 25 basis points (¼%) above or below on the last day of each maintenance period.

常設存放款服務容許範圍廣泛的銀行向英格蘭銀行借入(須提供擔保)或存放款項,利率在大多數日子為1個百分點高於或1個百分點低於官方準備金利率,但在每一個提存期間的最後一天為25個基點高於或25個基點低於。