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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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In line with international interest rates to reduce the financial burden on the borrowers and to encourage banks to offer more credit to finance productive projects, the Board agreed to reduce the interest rate ceiling on new personal loans offered by commercial banks operating in the Sultanate from 8% to 7% per annum starting from 1st April 2012.
By releasing the interest rate ceiling to its free level would increase both saving and the efficiency of investment since low-yielding projects will no longer look profitable.
As of July 20, the interest rate ceiling is 10.6 percent for financial cooperatives, and 13.1 percent for mutual savings banks.
-- Federal credit union alternatives to payday loans could range from $200 to $1,000, have a maximum APR of 1,000 basis points above the interest rate ceiling and carry an application fee of no more than $20.
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.sup.0]) thereafter.
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.
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.