Market Interest Rates
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There are markets for investments (which include the money market, bond market, as well as retail financial institutions like banks) set interest rates. Each specific debt takes into account the following factors in determining its interest rate:
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... What is commonly referred to as the interest rate in the media is generally the rate offered on overnight deposits by the Central Bank or other authority, annualized ... The total interest on an investment depends on the timescale the interest is calculated on, because interest paid may be compounded ... In finance, the effective interest rate is often derived from the yield, a composite measure which takes into account all payments of interest and capital from the investment ...
... The Bank pays interest on settlement account balances, and charges interest on overnight borrowing, at rates related to the OCR ... These rates are reviewed from time to time, as is the OCR ... fact that the Reserve Bank sets no limit on the amount of cash it will borrow or lend at rates related to the OCR ...
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