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Trading partners in the interbank lending market

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  • Afonso, Gara M.

    (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)

  • Kovner, Anna

    (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)

  • Schoar, Antoinette

    (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management)

Abstract

There is substantial heterogeneity in the structure of trading relationships in the U.S. overnight interbank lending market: Some banks rely on spot transactions, while a majority form stable, concentrated borrowing relationships to hedge liquidity needs. Borrowers pay lower prices and borrow more from their concentrated lenders. When there are exogenous shocks to liquidity supply (days with low GSE lending), concentrated lenders insulate borrowers from the shocks without charging significantly higher interest rates.

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  • Afonso, Gara M. & Kovner, Anna & Schoar, Antoinette, 2013. "Trading partners in the interbank lending market," Staff Reports 620, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, revised 01 Oct 2014.
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    Keywords

    interbank lending; OTC markets;

    JEL classification:

    • D40 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - General
    • E59 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit - - - Other
    • G10 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets - - - General (includes Measurement and Data)
    • G21 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Banks; Other Depository Institutions; Micro Finance Institutions; Mortgages

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