Sterling Libor falls after rate cut

Following the announcement on January 8, overnight sterling Libor dropped to 1.64% from a previously stable 2%, and today fell to 1.5%, in line with the revised interest rate. Three-month sterling Libor has fallen steadily since the beginning of 2009, from 2.71% on January 2, to 2.37% today.

Dollar Libor has also fallen since the start of the year; three-month dollar Libor maintained a steady 1.41% from January 2 to January 6 before dropping to 1.26% today - the lowest rate recorded since 2004. O

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