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Named, or 'headline'. A nominal annual rate would be a market rate named, or quoted, in a particular financial market.
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A nominal annual rate is a market rate named, or quoted, in a particular financial market.
  
  
 
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A term which has <u>not</u> been restated to exclude the effects of inflation. This is the most commonly used basis for measuring and quoting financial information, also known as 'money terms'. (Contrasted with [[real]] terms.)
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A term which has <u>not</u> been restated to exclude the effects of inflation.  
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This is the most commonly used basis for measuring and quoting financial information, also known as 'money terms'.  
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(Contrasted with [[real]] terms.)
  
  
 
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Small. For example, nominal damages or compensation would be a small amount, indicating that the party awarded them was technically in the right, but that the court did not approve of the case being brought to litigation in the circumstances.
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Very small.  
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For example, nominal damages or compensation would be a small amount, indicating that the party awarded them was technically in the right, but that the court did not approve of the case being brought to litigation in the circumstances.
  
  

Revision as of 16:14, 12 June 2016

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Named, or 'headline'.

A nominal annual rate is a market rate named, or quoted, in a particular financial market.


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A term which has not been restated to exclude the effects of inflation.

This is the most commonly used basis for measuring and quoting financial information, also known as 'money terms'.

(Contrasted with real terms.)


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Very small.

For example, nominal damages or compensation would be a small amount, indicating that the party awarded them was technically in the right, but that the court did not approve of the case being brought to litigation in the circumstances.


See also