Discount rate

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Discount rate may refer to:

  • Annual effective discount rate, an alternative measure of interest rates to the standard Annual Percentage Rate
  • Bank rate, the rate of interest a central bank charges on its loans to commercial banks
  • Discount yield, a rate used in calculating cash flows
  • Fees and other charges associated with merchant accounts.
  • The weight given to future consequences relative to present consequences, especially relevant in Climate ethics.