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A loan that must be paid on demand from the lender. Demand loans are often used to fund margin accounts; alternatively, they are common for personal loans with no set maturity. Demand loans often require collateral and are also called call loans. See also: Margin call.
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A loan due at any time the lender decides to request payment.
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demand loanA loan that states it is due upon demand, rather than on any certain date or upon the happening of a certain event.For purposes of calculating the statute of limitations within which to sue on a demand loan,it is treated as if demand were made and default occurred on the very first day the loan was made,even if that did not truly happen in fact.
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