rate period


rate period
   The specific portion of a 24-hour period or the specific day of the week during which a particular rate is charged for toll calls.

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  • Initial Rate Period — The period of an introductory or teaser interest rate on a mortgage or other loan. The initial rate period varies by loan type and can be as short as one month or as long as several years. Some loans, such as 2 1 or 3 2 1 buydown mortgages, have… …   Investment dictionary

  • rate — rate1 [rāt] n. [OFr < L rata (pars), reckoned (part), fem. of ratus, pp. of reri, to reckon < IE * rē , var. of base * ar , to fit, join > ART1, ORDER] 1. the amount, degree, etc. of anything in relation to units of something else [the… …   English World dictionary

  • rate-sensitive assets — ( RSA) The quantity of assets subject to repricing within a defined time period. Usually related to rate sensitive liabilities in the ratio: RSA divided by RSL. American Banker Glossary …   Financial and business terms

  • rate-sensitive liabilities — ( RSL) The quantity of liabilities subject to repricing within a defined time period. Usually related to rate sensitive assets in the ratio: RSA divided by RSL. American Banker Glossary …   Financial and business terms

  • Rate equation — The rate law or rate equation for a chemical reaction is an equation that links the reaction rate with concentrations or pressures of reactants and constant parameters (normally rate coefficients and partial reaction orders).[1] To determine the… …   Wikipedia

  • Rate of return — In finance, rate of return (ROR), also known as return on investment (ROI), rate of profit or sometimes just return, is the ratio of money gained or lost (whether realized or unrealized) on an investment relative to the amount of money invested.… …   Wikipedia

  • rate — The cost of debt service paid by a borrower or issuer to a lender or investor. The rate is expressed as an annual percentage of the amount borrowed. For some notes and bonds that pay interest semiannually, the semiannual interest due to the… …   Financial and business terms

  • rate — 1. A record of the measurement of an event or process in terms of its relation to some fixed standard; measurement is expressed as the ratio of one quantity to another ( e.g., velocity, distance per unit …   Medical dictionary

  • rate — rate1 [ reıt ] noun count *** 1. ) the number of times something happens, or the number of examples of something within a particular period of time: a rising birth rate a dramatic fall in the city s murder rate rate of: The animals were dying at… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • rate — I UK [reɪt] / US noun Word forms rate : singular rate plural rates *** 1) [countable] the number of times something happens, or the number of examples of something within a particular period of time a rising birth rate a dramatic fall in the city …   English dictionary