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ceiling

noun acme, altitude, apex, apogee, climax, extreme, extremity, farthest point, height, highest degree, highest point, limit, maximum, optimum, peak, pinnacle, record, roof, summit, tectum, top, ultimate, utmost, uttost extent, utmost height, uttermost, vertex, zenith
Associated concepts: maximum income ceiling, maximum rent ceiling
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Commonwealth legislation introduced a cap on payday loans in July 2013 which supersedes the state and territory-based interest rate caps, and together with further Regulations in June 2014, make it clear that broker costs do not sit outside the small amount loan cap.
In addition, the amount of interest expense would be subject to the interest rate caps based on Moody averages.
There is a long history dating back to before the American Revolution of the use of interest rate caps to protect against usury.
Purchasing interest rate caps would provide the collateral manager another option to mitigate the interest rate risk that arises with the addition of fixed rate assets.
The Defense Authorization bill President Bush signed in September included a 36-percent interest rate cap on consumer loans to military families.
The Company has an interest rate cap that it uses to hedge the interest rate risk in its LIBOR-based trust preferred debt.
For the one-year adjustment periods beginning during the next twelve months, without regard to the interest rate cap agreements, the Company will realize substantial interest savings on its existing variable rate indebtedness compared to 2001, if short-term interest rates remain at or near current levels.
The Company has purchased an interest rate cap which limits the maximum rate on these loans to 7.
A capped FRN is a floating rate note combined with an interest rate cap, while a collared FRN is one that combines both an interest rate cap and floor.
In case of interest rate cap, the newly implemented law, proved to be easy to avoid.
LABOUR MP Stella Creasy says countries with interest rate caps on credit have less illegal loan sharking - and blames ministers for not following suit.
Second quarter 2010 net income included net charges relating to the mark-to-market of interest rate caps and share-based compensation of USD10.