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Definition of

variable interest rate


interest rate that fluctuates during loan period an interest rate that changes, usually in relation to a standard index, during the period of a loan

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Definitions of ’variable interest rate’ and meaning of ’variable interest rate’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’variable interest rate’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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