Accumulated Interest

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Definition: Accumulated Interest

Accumulated Interest

Full Definition of Accumulated Interest

The cumulative interest that is due and not yet paid. Interest that is earned on some types of bonds may accumulate over time before it is paid out. The prices of bonds that are sold with accumulated interest are adjusted to account for the unpaid interest.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Accumulated Interest are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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