Amortising Loan

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Definition: Amortising Loan

Amortising Loan

Quick Summary of Amortising Loan

An amortising loan is a loan with scheduled periodic payments that are applied to both principal and interest. An amortised loan payment first pays off the relevant interest expense for the period, after which the remainder of the payment reduces the principal.

What is the dictionary definition of Amortising Loan?

Dictionary Definition

An amortising loan is a loan in which repayments are made in more than one instalment.

Full Definition of Amortising Loan

In banking and finance, an amortising loan is a loan where the principal of the loan is paid down over the life of the loan according to an amortization schedule, typically through equal payments. Similarly, an amortising bond is a bond that repays part of the principal along with the coupon payments.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Amortising Loan 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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