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discount rate

Translation of discount rate in Spanish:

noun

  • (Finance)
    tasa (feminine) de descuento
    Example sentences
    • The discount rate is essentially the interest rate that banks and other depository institutions are charged to borrow from the Federal Reserve.
    • A key vote on a proposed increase in the discount rate occurred at a Federal Reserve Board meeting on December 3.
    • The Dow has rallied in the last two weeks following the last cut in the discount rate by the Federal Reserve.
    Example sentences
    • In this economic environment the average discount rate on Treasury bills is 4.95 per cent.
    • Discounting means selling the bill for cash at a discount, which depends on the discount rate and the number of days the bill has to run to maturity.

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