safe rate

Safe Rate

The rate of return on a low-risk investment. Examples of investments with safe rates include U.S. Treasury securities and investment grade bonds. See also: Safety-net return.

safe rate

The interest rate obtainable from relatively risk-free investments, such as U.S. Government Treasury Bonds.

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We managed to boost our loans at a safe rate that is still within the growth projection set by financial regulators.
Electrostatic dissipative workstation systems are certified to meet specific electrical property requirements, ensuring static dissipation at a safe rate.
The yield on indexed US government securities can be taken as a representative international safe rate of return.
Angela is quick to point out that her weight loss has been steady and at a safe rate and she has no desire to join the ranks of stick-thin celeb mums or embrace faddy diets.
32 percent (for purposes of this example, a safe rate of 4.
The discount rate used should include a safe rate of return plus factors for risk not adjusted in the model.
We apply the manure only in the dry seasons now at a safe rate.
It was falling at 1400 feet a second, despite guidelines insisting that 600 feet is a safe rate for an aircraft carrying passengers.
Most of its clients, such as the pension fund of IBM, tend to be institutional investors, which means he spends his time trying get a safe rate of return in a volatile market.
Nancy Murtha, age 46, was driving her 2008 Lexus RX350 at a safe rate of speed, traveling northeast on Watch Hill Road in Westchester County, New York.