### How does the real interest rate relate to the nominal interest rate?

A real interest rate and a nominal interest rate are quite similar. The only real difference between the two interest rates are that a nominal interest rate include the cost of inflation where as the real interest rate does not.

### What is nominal interest?

Nominal Interest A nominal interest rate is the interest rate that does not compensate for inflation. This is used in relation to "effective interest rate" or "real interest rate." " Real Interest Rate = Nominal Interest Rate - Inflation Rate " Improvement suggested by Palash Bagchi.

### Suppose a borrower and lender agree on the nominal interest rate to be paid on a loan and the inflation turns out to be higher than they expected Is the real interest rate on this loan higher?

the real interest rate equals nominal interest rate minus inflation rate. In the situation the inflation rate increase and the nominal interest rate remains unchanged, therefore the real interest rate must decrease.

### In the long run the real interest rate is determined by?

In the long run the real interest rate is determined by?

### Real interest rate vs nominal interest rate?

Real interest rate = nominal interest rate- inflation rate. If a burger in 2007 is for $100 and if the same burger in 2008 is for $110 then Inflation rate is 10% for 2007 If interest rate in 2007 is 13% and in 2008 interest rate is 14% real interest would be only 14%-10% = 4% That is in real value the return on investment is only 4% because purchasing power of 10% is decreased… Read More

### What is nominal interest rate minus the expected rate of inflation?

The expected real interest rate.

### Can the nominal interest rate ever be negative?

No, nominal interest can never be a negative rate. If such an event occurred it would involve customers paying the banking, at which point it would be referred to as a fee rather than interest.

### What is the relationship between interest rate and investment?

there is negative relationship between interest rate and investments means that as interest rate falls investment rises.And the opposite is true when interest rate rises. Real interest rate helps to determine the trend of investment in an economy. When the interest rates are high, borrowing becomes quite expensive for the investors so they make less real investment. The high interest rates make it difficult to cover their expenditure because their products becomes less competitive in… Read More

### How are nominal interest rate and real interest rate related?

The nominal interest rate is the baseline interest rate attached to an investment. The real interest rate is connected to the rate of inflation over the duration of your investment. The basic formula for determining the Real Interest Rate is: Real Interest Rate = Nominal Interest Rate - Inflation Here's a basic example: If I buy a one-year, $100 savings bond with a 6% interest rate of return, I should receive $106 at the end… Read More

### The one year nominal interest rate is 7.97 and the real interest rate is 3.54 what is the expected inflation rate?

The expected inflation rate is 11.51%

### What is the rate of Risk-Free interest?

Risk-free interest is the rate of interest which exists when the expected risk of the economic transaction is zero. In most cases, the general interest rates in major banks of a country reflects the nominal interest rate, which is risk free. The real interest rate is simply the nominal interest rate minus the rate of inflation.

### What is the best nominal interest rate?

Nominal interest rate referes to the rate of interest prior to taking inflation into account. Depending on its application, an inflation and risk premium must be added to the real interest rate in order to obtain the best nominal rate.

### When you are earning interest is it better to have high or low rates?

High rates. However, high interest rates are usually a consequence of high inflation rates and so what matters is not the interest rate but the real interest rate which is the nominal interest rate relative to the inflation rate. Thus a 3% interest rate when inflation is 1% is better that a 5% interest rate when inflation is 4%.

### How are interest rates calculated?

Calculating Interest: Principal, Rate and Time are Known--I= p r t http://www.calculator.net/interest-rate-calculator.html The level of interest rates in a free market economy are primarily determined by the rate of inflation, the demand for money, and the actions of the Federal Reserve. Lenders of money will generally demand what is known as a nominal interest rate which is equal to a real interest rate plus a premium to cover the inflation rate. The real, or inflation… Read More

### What is the current interest rate for the US?

Well, it is currently completely dysfunctional; if one is an insider, the interest rate is zero, or even negative. For an outsider, the sky is the limit.

### What is the annual interest rate if i invested 7580 and in 5 years i have 3126.75?

If you invested 7580 and after 5 years you have 3126.75 then the annual interest rate is negative. It is -16.23%.

### What is a negative prepayment rate in mortgage backed securities?

When a loan is modified, usually fees and interest are added to its balance, effectively increasing it That can produce negative prepayment rate

### What is the relationship between realestate and interest rate?

realestate price is positive related to stock price. If stock price increase, then interest rate decreases. it's negative realtionship

### What will be the result of an increase in the real interest rate?

ahmm....the result is in your book!

### Why does the IS curve slope downward?

The IS curve is a negative slope, indicating that higher levels of output are associated with lower interest rates. The negative slope follows from the assumption that investment is inversely related to the interest rate. As the interest rate decreases, investment and hence, equilibrium output increases- Dr Remy Hounsou

### In 1960 the inflation rate was about 5.1. If you invested in a savings account with an annual interest rate of 4.9 what was the real growth rate of this investment?

A real "growth" of -0.0019%, approx.

### Basic determinants of investment?

The immediate determinants of investment are: (a) the expected rate of return and (b) the real rate of interest.

### What are negative interest rates?

A negative interest rate is when the central bank charges banks a small percentage for depositing their money there. The hope is that this will encourage the banks to lend their money rather than keeping it and being charged.

### How do interest rates affect consumption?

Real interest rates influence the level of household consumption in a country. Consumption of durable goods is interest sensitive, since households will sometimes finance the purchase of "big ticket items" such as automobiles, household appliances, computers, televisions, and other goods through borrowing. Households will respond to higher real interest rates by decreasing their consumption of these non-essential items since it becomes more costly to borrow when interest rates rise. Real interest rates are determined by… Read More

### What does a lower interest rate mean for savers?

It means that they are getting less money for deferring expenditure and saving instead. However, it is not the low nominal interest rates which matter but what the "real" interest rates are. This is the difference between the nominal interest rate and the rate of inflation. An interest rate of 2% when inflation is 0% is good news for savers but an inflation rate even as high as 10% is bad news if inflation is… Read More

### What does the nominal interest rate mean?

A nominal interest rate is an interest rate that does not factor in the rate on inflation. Nominal interest rate could also refer to an interest rate that does not adjust for the full effect of compounding.

### The relationship between the real interest rate and investment is shown by the?

Investment Demand Schedule

### What is Keynesian Transmission Mechanism?

The Keynesian transmission mechanism is the process whereby changes in the monetary sector (increase or decrease in the interest rate i) have an impact in the real sector, by increasing or decreasing Investment (I), otherwise known as Capital Formation. There is an inverse or negative relationship between the two - this means that as the interest rate i increases, the capital formation or investment in the economy I decreases.

### Does real interest affect the aggregate supply?

In the short-run, no, since short-term production decisions are made with plant-size and capital investments fixed, and the real interest rate chiefly affects capital investment. In the long-run, however, these investment factors are variable, and their level of purchase and use depends, partially, on the real interest rate.

### Why is money suppy a major determinant of interest rates?

Because: Real interest rate occurs when real money demand = money supply When money supply changes, the equilibrium interest rates changes as this equation shows.

### Why the demand curve for investment slope downward?

real interest rate is graphed on the y-axis and quantity of investment is on the x-axis. Both values increase as they go away from the origin. If real interest rate is higher, quantity of investment will be lower, creating a point on the upper left side of the graph. If real interest rate is lower, then quantity of investment will be higher, and a point will be created on the lower right side of the… Read More

### What is the formula to calculate monthly interest rate if the annual interest rate is known?

Annual Interest Rate divided by 12= Monthly Interest Rate

### What is the interest rate for Horseisle and how do i figure out How much the money i have in the bank on Horseisle will grow in interest I have about 24 mil currently?

In the forum it says the interest rate is .0003 so times 24 mill by .0003 which is $7200 every real hour

### What does effective interest rate mean?

An effective annual interest rate considers compounding. When the principle is compounded multiple times each year the interest rate increased to be more than the stated interest rate. The increased interest rate is the effective annual interest rate.

### What has the author Georgios Chorteas written?

Georgios Chorteas has written: 'PPP and the real exchange rate-real interest rate differential puzzle revisited:evidence from non-stationary panal data'

### What is the difference between the natural state of interest and the bank rate?

In contemporary terms, the natural rate of interest is what businesses expect to earn on real investment. The bank rate is the return on financial assets in general and commercial bank loans in particular.

### What factors influence the demand for money?

In the simplest models, the supply of money and the real interest rate.

### What is the Formula for simple interest rate?

The answer for rate in simple interest is =rate= simple interest\principle*time

### Why does aggregate demand go up when money supply increases?

It doesn't. Money supply has no effect on aggregate demand. Aggregate demand is only effected by the buying power of money, real interest rate, and the real prices of exports and imports. If the supply of money goes up it only causes a short term decrease in the nominal interest rate. The price level is not accompanied by a decrease in the supply of money so the real interest rate does not rise.

### What is compounding rate?

Compounding rate is the interest rate at which the rate grow faster than the simple interest on deposit or loan made. It is also said "interest on interest".

### What does representative mean with regard to interest rates?

A representative interest rate is an interest rate that is exemplary or acrhetypical rate.

### What Are The Average Financing Terms On 504 Loans?

20-year fixed interest rate real estate loans. 10-year fixed interest rate for equipment loans, with rates of interest based on the 10-year and 5-year treasuries correspondingly.

### Are interest rate and rate of return the same?

Yes, the interest rate and rate of return are exactly the same.

### Is it possible to have a negative interest rate?

No because that would mean the lender was paying someone to borrow from them and they couldn't stay in business like that.

### What is the provident fund interest rate?

The current PF interest rate if 8% Starting April 2012, the rate of interest will be 8.25%

### A borrower is often confrented with a stated interest rate and an effective interest rate What is the difference and which one should a financial manager recognize as the true cost of borrowing?

A stated interest rate is the rate that is available when you are applying. An effective interest rate is the rate that has been applied to the loan. The true cost of borrowing is the effective interest rate.

### Is it better to have a credit card with a high interest rate or low interest rate?

If you carry a balance, then it's better to have a low interest rate. If you do not carry a balance, then the interest rate doesn't matter at all.

### What is the interest rate on loan?

Interest rates are based solely on the severity of your credit. Good credit = low interest rate. Bad credit = higher interest rate.