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Named, or 'headline'.
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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.  
 
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.
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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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Abbreviation for Nominal amount, or Notional amount.
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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.
  
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==
 
* [[Aggregate money demand]]
 
* [[Aggregate money demand]]
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* [[Inflation]]
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* [[Litigation]]
 
* [[Nominal annual rate]]
 
* [[Nominal annual rate]]
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* [[Notional amount]]
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* [[Notional principal]]
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* [[Periodic rate]]
 
* [[Real]]
 
* [[Real]]
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[[Category:The_business_context]]
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[[Category:Corporate_finance]]

Revision as of 09:48, 15 January 2020

1.

Named, or 'headline'.

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


2.

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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Abbreviation for Nominal amount, or Notional amount.


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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