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ceiling

Vox populi A maximum, upper limit. See Glass ceiling, Nondisclosure ceiling.
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Interest rate ceiling is a combination of fixed and floating interest rates.
These regulatory measures include cash reserves, security requirements, credit controls, and interest rate ceilings and floors.
In addition, the phasing out and eventual elimination of Regulation Q interest rate ceilings in 1986 enabled banks to compete with nonbank financial intermediaries for such funds.
States were selected to represent: (1) states with a restrictive interest rate ceiling structure (2) states where interest rate ceilings are moderate, and (3) states where interest rate ceilings are not restrictive.
Muscat: There is no move to increase interest rate ceiling on personal loan of commercial banks in Oman, despite a general increase in interest rate in the financial system, the country's central bank chief said.
One option for the ECB is to set an interest rate ceiling -- once a country's yields hit a certain point, it would step in and buy the bonds.
9 Kyodo The House of Representatives on Thursday adopted legislation aimed at tightening rules on collateral-free loans to small companies, including lowering the interest rate ceiling to 29.
In 2013, Central Bank of Oman's loan interest rate ceiling was fixed at six per cent per annum for personal and housing loans and some of the banks in Oman offer rates of less than 4 per cent to lure more customers.
The CBO has taken numerous measures including consecutive reduction of interest rate on personal loans and the latest action was in October 2013 where a circular was issued to all commercial banks in the Sultanate to reduce interest rate ceiling on personal loans from 7 per cent to 6 per cent per annum.
With effect from March 1, the interest rate ceiling will revert to the position prior to August 14, 2013, which means that interest rates offered by banks on NRE deposits cannot be higher than those offered by them on comparable domestic rupee deposits," the RBI said in a statement.
The CBO decision to lower interest rate ceiling to 6 per cent will be affecting the interest income growth of the banks.