rate of interest

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Noun1.rate of interest - the percentage of a sum of money charged for its userate of interest - the percentage of a sum of money charged for its use
bank discount, discount, discount rate - interest on an annual basis deducted in advance on a loan
discount rate - the rate of interest set by the Federal Reserve that member banks are charged when they borrow money through the Federal Reserve System
base rate - the interest rate set by the Bank of England for lending to other banks
prime interest rate - the interest rate on short-term loans that banks charge their commercial customers with high credit ratings
usury, vigorish - an exorbitant or unlawful rate of interest
charge per unit, rate - amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis; "a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5"
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This will, in good part, raise the price of land, because land purchased at sixteen years' purchase will yield six in the hundred, and somewhat more; whereas this rate of interest, yields but five.
Ptitsin, as was well known, was engaged in the business of lending out money on good security, and at a good rate of interest.
One day the gratuitous imports will stop in consequence of the occurrence abroad of revolution and repudiation, fall in the rate of interest, purchase of industries by governments for lump sums, not reinvestable, or what not.
65 percent rate of interest this financial year, said sources.
It may be recalled that the rate of interest on the FRB, 2020 was set at average rate (rounded off up to two decimal places) of the implicit yields at the cut-off prices of the last three auctions of Government of India 182 day Treasury Bills held up to period preceding the coupon reset date, which is December 21.
Emi Nakamura was sympathetic to discussant John Williams's perspective that the crucial question is not just whether the natural rate of interest has fallen but also why, and she suspected that the time series could have something to say.
This is probably the first time that the finance ministry has not given concurrence to the rate of interest on EPF as decided by CBT, which is headed by the labour minister.
In this essay, we assess the empirical evidence regarding the historical behavior of the natural rate of interest in the United States, with a particular focus on the period since the outbreak of the global financial crisis.
The Bank of England said that in accordance with the terms of the prospectus dated 19 December 1986, that the rate of interest payable on the 2 1/2% Index-Linked Treasury Stock 2024 for the interest payment due on 17 July 2016 will be GBP3.
This rate of interest on PF deposits would now need to be notified by the labour ministry as well as by the income tax department.
The loan features a seven year fixed rate of interest at 4 percent with no pre-payment penalty.
Average rate of interest on construction and development sector increased from 4.