market interest rate

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1. The prevailing rate of interest offered on cash deposits, determined by demand and supply of deposits and based on the duration (the longer the duration, the higher the rate) and amount (the higher the amount, the higher the rate) of deposits.
2. The prevailing rate of interest on loans determined by the demand and supply of credit and based on the duration (the longer the duration, the higher the rate) of loan and type of security offered (the higher the quality of security, the lower the rate).


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