Robert McLister·General·January 6, 2009Bankers’ Acceptance (BA) A bankers’ acceptance (BA) is a short-term credit investment created by a non-financial firm and guaranteed by a bank. BA’s are frequently used to finance the lending activity of Canadian banks. 30-day bankers acceptance rates are also correlated with variable-rate mortgage discounts since lenders factor in BA yields when setting variable pricing. Like news like this?Join our CMT Updates list and get the latest news as it happens. Unsubscribe anytime. SUBSCRIBE! Thank you for subscribing. One more step: Please confirm your subscription via the email sent to you.