The Small Business Administration publishes an interest rate called the optional “peg” rate (13 CFR 120.214) on a quarterly basis. This rate is a weighted average cost of money to the government for maturities similar to the average SBA direct loan. This rate may be used as a base rate for guaranteed fluctuating interest rate SBA loans. This Start Printed Page 59883rate will be 6.125 (61/8) percent for the October—December quarter of FY 2001.Start Signature
LeAnn M. Oliver,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Financial Assistance.
[FR Doc. 00-25798 Filed 10-5-00; 8:45 am]
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