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Low interest rates improves the banking sheet and enables the bank to increase its capacity to lend. When the short term interest rates are low, the banks are able to recapitalize hence enabling the increase of the industry net interest margin. This will boost the retained earning that are converted into capital. With adequate capital in the banks, the amount of money that the banks can give to business people are increased which further fosters the business activity hence the economy of the country.
Fed is a public independent entity within the government. It is not owned privately by anyone but is in the government for the public.
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Aug 22nd, 2015
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