Interest Basis

Business / Finance / Interest Basis: The price paid for borrowing money. It is expressed as a percentage rate over a period of time and reflects the rate of exchange of present consumption for future consumption. Also, a share or title in property.

Other Words for Basis

Basis Noun Synonyms: foundation, base, bottom, heart, footing, principle, underpinning, infrastructure
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Other Words for Interest

Interest Noun Synonyms: attention, attentiveness, concern, regard, curiosity, scrutiny, notice, engagement
Interest Adjective Synonyms: concern, significance, importance, weight, moment, note, consequence
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Interest Coverage Ratio

Business / Finance / Interest Coverage Ratio: The interest rate, such as prime or LIBOR, that is used as a reference point for quoting borrowing rates. For example, using the prime rate as the interest basis, a loan might be offered at prime plus MORE

Interest Tax Shield

Business / Finance / Interest Tax Shield: The reduction in income taxes that results from the tax-deductibility of interest payments. MORE

Interest-Only

Business / Real Estate / Interest-Only: A term loan calling for payments of interest only, not to include any amount for principal. MORE

Interest-Only Loan

Business / Finance / Interest-Only Loan: A loan in which payment of principal is deferred and interest payments are the only current obligation. MORE

Interest Subsidy

Business / Finance / Interest Subsidy: The value of a firm's deduction of the interest payments on its debt from its earnings before calculation of its tax bill under current tax law. MORE

Interest Rate Swap

Business / Finance / Interest Rate Swap: A binding agreement between counterparties to exchange periodic interest payments on some predetermined dollar principal, which is called the notional principal amount. For example, one party will pay MORE

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