**Real Rate Of Return** — The annual percentage return realized on an investment, which is adjusted for changes in prices due to inflation or other external effects. This method expresses the nominal rate of return in real terms, which keeps the purchasing power of a… … Investment dictionary

**Real interest rate** — The real interest rate is approximately the nominal interest rate minus the inflation rate (see Fisher equation and below for exact equation). Since the inflation rate over the course of a loan is not known initially, volatility in inflation… … Wikipedia

**real interest rate** — The actual interest rate less the current rate of inflation. For example, if a building society is paying 5% interest and the rate of inflation is 3%, the real growth of a deposit held for a year in the building society is 2% this is the real… … Big dictionary of business and management

**interest** — in·ter·est / in trəst; in tə rəst, ˌrest/ n [probably alteration of earlier interesse, from Anglo French, from Medieval Latin, from Latin, to be between, make a difference, concern, from inter between, among + esse to be] 1: a right, title, claim … Law dictionary

**real interest** — rate of interest as influenced by changes in the index … English contemporary dictionary

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**rate** — The cost of debt service paid by a borrower or issuer to a lender or investor. The rate is expressed as an annual percentage of the amount borrowed. For some notes and bonds that pay interest semiannually, the semiannual interest due to the… … Financial and business terms

**Real Interest Rate** — An interest rate that has been adjusted to remove the effects of inflation to reflect the real cost of funds to the borrower, and the real yield to the lender. The real interest rate of an investment is calculated as the amount by which the… … Investment dictionary

**interest** — The most general term that can be employed to denote a right, claim, title, or legal share in something. In its application to real estate or things real, it is frequently used in connection with the terms estate, right, and title. More… … Black's law dictionary