Net Interest Margin

Definition

  • Net interest income (the difference between interest income and interest expense) as a percentage of average total assets.

Synonyms
interest margin

Acronyms
NIM

Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Asset Definition,
    • Anything of monetary value that is owned by a person. Assets include real property, personal property, and enforceable claims against others including bank accounts, stocks, mutual funds, and so on.
  • Capital Gain (CG) Acronym, Important,
    • The profit made by the seller when real estate or other capital assets are sold. Capital gains are taxed more favourably than earned income. However, this can be dependent on your tax bracket and the length of time you owned the asset before it was sold. You could pay approximately one-third to one-half less tax than you would pay on the same amount of earned salary.
  • Gross Profit Margin Definition,
    • The difference between the sales your business generates and the costs you pay out for goods.
  • Investment Income Definition,
    • Income that is earned from investments such as interest, dividends, and capital gains.
  • Margin Definition,
    • Expressed as percentage points, the amount that a lender adds to an index to arrive at the final interest rate. For example, if the index is 9 percent and the margin 2.75 percent, the final interest rate is 11.75 percent.
    • The difference between the cost and the selling price.
  • Taxable Income Definition,
    • Income that is subject to taxation after accounting for adjustments, exemptions, and deductions.
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