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COMPOUND INTEREST [1 record]

Record 1 2008-07-29

English

Subject field(s)
  • Banking
  • Loans
  • Investment
DEF

Interest that is calculated on a specified date on an amount which includes the previous principal plus any interest accrued since the last date of interest calculation.

OBS

Compare to "simple interest."

French

Domaine(s)
  • Banque
  • Prêts et emprunts
  • Investissements et placements
DEF

Intérêts composés : Intérêts calculés sur le capital d'un prêt, mais également sur les intérêts accumulés de chaque échéance, ceux-ci s'intégrant au capital pour produire eux-mêmes des intérêts.

OBS

Terme habituellement utilisé au pluriel.

Key term(s)
  • intérêts composés

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Operaciones bancarias
  • Préstamos
  • Inversiones
DEF

Rendimiento de un capital cuando al capital inicial se le agregan los intereses acumulados hasta la fecha de pago prevista.

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