Long-Term Interest Rate

Long-Term Interest Rate

An interest rate on a financial instrument with a maturity of longer than one year. A long-term interest rate is usually (but not always) higher than a short-term rate because of the added risk of committing capital to a person or project for such a long period of time.
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The average long-term interest rate in the Czech Republic in the year to August 2004 was 4.
5) Similarly, the relative magnitudes of long-term interest rate movements in Germany and Japan in response to large changes in US long-term interest rates during the recent period do not appear to be out of line with historical experience.
The long-term interest rate is "expected" real growth plus "expected" inflation.
Harmonised long-term interest rate statistics for the acceding countries joining the EU on May 1 were published for the first time on April 29 by the EU's statistical office Eurostat and the European Central Bank (ECB).
According to Mitchell Adelstein, CRG President, "The borrower clearly had the option of waiting until the loan matured, but we delivered a comprehensive strategy that eliminated long-term interest rate risk and created substantial savings due to rising short-term interest rates.
long-term interest rates: the average long-term interest rate may not be 2% higher than that of the three Member States with the best price stability performances.
The Bank also made it clear, at least as importantly, that the long-term interest rate rise should be opposed.
Insignia locked in a very favorable long-term interest rate of 7.

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