|Bank of America Lowers Prime Lending Rate to 4.00 Percent|
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bank of America, N.A. announced today that it is lowering its prime-lending rate to 4.00 percent from 4.50 percent, effective October 29, 2008.
(In some Bank of America loan documentation, the term "reference rate" has been used to refer to this lending rate. The terms "prime rate" and "reference rate" refer to the same rate.)
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