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The Bank of Japan undertook drastic steps to lower interest rates to save domestic banks and non-financial companies after Japan's bubble burst.
Generally, at this stage clients should continue to carry debts with after-tax interest rates in the range of 6% to 8% or lower (this can vary depending on the current interest rate environment).
High-yield bonds, better known as junk bonds because of their low credit rating and low sensitivity to interest rates, were added, with a smattering of mutual funds that invest in bonds overseas.
With the economy in recovery, economic stimuli such as low interest rates and tax breaks will soon end.
The right to use borrowed money at below-market interest rates represents a valuable economic benefit in terms of the cost savings that can be achieved in financing income-producing activities.
Specifically, the investor in this paper, via a trustee, has a mandatory obligation to put the paper back to the issuer in two years if interest rates go up, and the investment banker has the right to call the paper and remarket it to the public as a new 8-year security if interest rates go down.
The cost is attributable entirely to the spread between the overpayment and underpayment interest rates when applied separately to the overpaid and underpaid tax amounts pending resolution of the issue.
Similarly, the demand for credit increases and interest rates rise when a business needs to borrow to finance a government-mandated activity, or when the government reduces the costs of borrowing to certain investors by guaranteeing their loans.
Like the rest of the Canadian economy, high interest rates are affecting the mining and mineral exploration industry.

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