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RBA Glossary definition for Real interest rate

Real interest rate – The real interest rate refers to the cost of borrowing money (i.e. the nominal interest rate) net of inflation. It takes account of the fact that part of the nominal interest that borrowers pay to lenders represents compensation for anticipated inflation. The remaining �real� component better reflects the economic cost of borrowing and the return to lending.

RBA Glossary definition for interest rate

interest rate – The term used to describe the cost of borrowing money or the return to the owner of the funds which are invested or lent out. It is usually expressed as a percent per annum of the amount of money borrowed, lent or invested.

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Semi-Annual Statement on Monetary Policy

10 Nov 1998 Bulletin – November 1998
The move aimed to profit either from a fall in the exchange rate or, more likely, a weakening in the share market as interest rates rose in response to exchange rate ... A similar pattern of short-term interest rates was evident in late August and early

Appendix B: A Framework for Analysis

1 Feb 1998 RDP 9803
Gordon de Brouwer and Luci Ellis
Price. Terms of trade. Real exchange rate. World export prices. World real interest rate. ... is the real interest rate less the risk premium, and r is the real interest rate.
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Appendix A: Data Sources

1 Nov 1996 RDP 9608
Alison Tarditi
The world short interest rate is calculated as the weighted arithmetic average of short interest rates (3-month Treasury Bills) from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. ... Real interest rates for the exchange rate section are calculated by
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Three Decades of Real Interest Rates

17 Jun 2003 Bulletin PDF 91KB
Real interest rates have varied widely overrecent decades. Calculated in the conventionalmanner – that is, deflating the nominal interestrate by the rate of inflation over the previous12 months (Graphs 2 and 3) – ... 5. 0. 5. 10. 15. -10. -5. 0. 5. 10

Semi-Annual Statement on Monetary Policy

10 May 1999 Bulletin – May 1999
Japan cut its target call rate from 0.25 per cent to 0.15 per cent in February and subsequently guided overnight interbank interest rates to (fractionally above) zero. ... Short-term market interest rates had moved down to near the new cash rate target

Appendix A: Estimates of the Model

1 Sep 2000 RDP 2000-06
Chris Ryan and Christopher Thompson
Interest rates are expressed in per cent per annum divided by 100, and all other variables are expressed in logs. ... output. The six lags of the real interest rate are jointly significant (χ.
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Semi-Annual Statement on Monetary Policy

10 May 1997 Bulletin – May 1997
Falls in mortgage interest rates detracted 0.5 of a percentage point from the quarterly headline rate and, on a year-ended basis, interest rate reductions that have already occurred will ... Headline inflation forecasts for the current year were revised

Bulletin August 2001 – Statement on Monetary Policy

10 Aug 2001 Bulletin
band. The Bank of England has cut interest rates by 1 percentage point this year, taking its policy rate down to 5 per cent. ... However, several other emerging market economies have had to raise interest rates, despite slowing output growth, to counter

A Random Walk Around the : Expectations, Risk, Interest Rates and Consequences for External Imbalance

1 Oct 1989 RDP 8906
Jeremy Smith and David W.R. Gruen
Research Discussion Papers contain the results of economic research within the Reserve Bank
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