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Synonyms for ceiling

the greatest amount or number allowed

Synonyms for ceiling

the overhead upper surface of a covered space

(meteorology) altitude of the lowest layer of clouds

an upper limit on what is allowed

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maximum altitude at which a plane can fly (under specified conditions)

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Moreover, financial repression, in the form of discriminatory taxes on financial operations and central bank interventions (in order to cope with the open market operations, and high reserve requirements) could lead to interest rate ceilings higher or lower than the equilibrium level, thereby distorting the economy.
Under the current interest rate ceiling, the maximum APR would be 28%.
CII suggestions also include increase in tax refund rates by about five per cent, removal of seven per cent interest rate ceiling on export credit and two per cent interest subsidy.
Mortgage loans with interest rate ceilings are popular products in Denmark, and these are recorded in the statistics as loans with variable interest rates as long as the interest rate does not exceed the agreed interest rate ceiling.
POVERTY: A statutory interest rate ceiling in the UK, in line with most other European countries, to protect the poorest families from exploitation by credit companies and loan sharks.
impose a statutory interest rate ceiling in the UK, in line with most other European countries, to protect the poorest families from exploitation by credit companies and loan sharks.
I believe that the ECB should keep its targeted interest rate ceiling at its current level, while allowing exceptions for such special shocks as the price of oil.
In addition, to the extent that a government program is not funded, MBA recommended the legislation should increase the interest rate ceiling so that the subsidy offered in today's interest rate environment is comparable to that of 1942.
Hence, ALRC is a constructed variable comprising the interest rate ceiling for the period up to June 1990 and unit value ([e.
The new law carries a clause obliging the Diet to review the interest rate ceiling after three years in view of potential business difficulties small shoko lenders may face as a result of the cutback in the binding upper interest limit.
The deals are regulated by the Consumer Credit Act 1974 which has no interest rate ceiling.
In South Korea, 14 banks were suspended, the interest rate ceiling was raised and measures were taken to liberalize financial markets to make it more market-driven and less susceptible to political intervention or corruption.
Given the Treasury's 5 per cent interest rate ceiling for indexed bonds introduced in autumn 1993, bids were rejected for new issues as of the autumn of 1994, and the Treasury switched to ECU-linked bonds and increased borrowing abroad over this period.
The discount rate, the rate the Fed charges commercial banks and what Arkansas usury law ties the interest rate ceiling to, has been raised three times.
At such times, banks raised the rate that they paid on large CDs, circumventing the Regulation Q interest rate ceiling on other deposit sources of funds.