interest rates and exchange rates

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Interest rate definition
reward or payment over a period of time, paid by borrowers of loans
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Fixed interest rate
do not change over the life time of a loan.
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variable interest rate
variable interest rate change over a life over the loan. They can be more risky and hard for a business to plan against
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rise of interest rates
increase the cost of borrowing
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fall in interest rates
lower the costs of borrowing
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exchange rate
the price of buying foreign currency
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imports
goods and services brought from abroad
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exports
goods and services sold abroad
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fall in the value of the pound
price of exports fall, sales increase
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rise in the value of the pound
price of exports rise, sales fall
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Fixed interest rate

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do not change over the life time of a loan.

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variable interest rate

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Card 4

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rise of interest rates

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Card 5

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fall in interest rates

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