Fed Survey: Loan Officers Easing Standards on C&I Loans

Respondents to the Federal Reserve’s July 2018 Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey on Bank Lending Practices indicated officers eased their standards and terms on C&I loans to firms of all sizes.

Federal Loan Survey — Increased Competition Spurs Continued Easing for C&I Loans

In July 2011, the Federal Reserve Board conducted a Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey on bank lending practices over the past three months. Lenders from 55 U.S. banks continued to ease lending standards and most terms on all major types of loans other than loans secured by real estate.