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ceiling

Vox populi A maximum, upper limit. See Glass ceiling, Nondisclosure ceiling.
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Moreover, financial repression, in the form of discriminatory taxes on financial operations and central bank interventions (in order to cope with the open market operations, and high reserve requirements) could lead to interest rate ceilings higher or lower than the equilibrium level, thereby distorting the economy.
Under the current interest rate ceiling, the maximum APR would be 28%.
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.
The discount rate, the rate the Fed charges commercial banks and what Arkansas usury law ties the interest rate ceiling to, has been raised three times.
At such times, banks raised the rate that they paid on large CDs, circumventing the Regulation Q interest rate ceiling on other deposit sources of funds.
Wisconsin was selected to represent states with a severely restrictive interest rate ceiling structure.
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 29.2% per annum from the current 40.004%.