The 3-month ROBOR Index, according to which the cost of variable-yield loans in RON is calculated, has increased on Friday to 3.28%, up from 3.26% on Thursday, according to the figures released by the National Bank of Romania (BNR).
Early this year the index was 2.99% per annum. On February 28, 2018 the index was 2.09%.
The 6-month ROBOR Index, considered in order to calculate interest rates on mortgage loans, has soared to 3.39% per annum.
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 increased to 3.49%, up from 3.48% on Thursday.
The 12-month ROBOR Index has increased to 3.53%.
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.