The 3-month ROBOR Index, according to which the cost of variable-yield loans in RON is calculated, has climbed on Friday to 3.28%, up from 3.17% in the previous session, according to the figures released by the National Bank of Romania (BNR). It is the highest level in the past two months (since August 24).
Early this year the index was 2.05%.
The 6-month ROBOR Index, used to calculate interest rates on mortgage loans, has also increased to 3.50% from 3.44%.
The 9-month ROBOR Index, representing the interest rate paid for the loans in RON attracted by the commercial banks from other commercial banks for a nine months period, has also increased to 3.57% per annum, up from 3.51% on Thursday, the highest level since July 30.
The 12-month ROBOR Index has climbed to 3.62%, up from 3.56%. The highest level this year was registered on August 3, of 3.63%.
ROBOR (Romanian Interbank Offer Rate) is the average interest rate for loans in national currency granted on the interbank market, and the increase of this indicator will lead to an increase of instalments for loans in national currency.