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non·​in·​ter·​est ˌnän-ˈin-t(ə-)rəst How to pronounce noninterest (audio)
: not of, resulting from, or being interest (as on a loan or an investment)
noninterest income


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: a lack of interest in something (such as a topic)
He grew up with a noninterest in sports that still exists.Mark Blaudschun

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Bond yields move inversely to prices, and higher yields tend to weigh on the appeal of the noninterest bearing metal. WSJ, 21 Sep. 2023 Prices of the noninterest bearing metal tend to move inversely to rates. WSJ, 13 Sep. 2023 For banks, revenue is the sum of gross interest income and gross noninterest income. 财富中文网, 25 July 2023 Similarly, the noninterest revenues were up due to higher loan fee income and an increase in discount & interchange revenues. Trefis Team, Forbes, 18 Apr. 2023 The noninterest revenues decreased by 9% y-o-y in 2022. Trefis Team, Forbes, 18 Apr. 2023 On the flip side, the noninterest revenues primarily suffered due to lower mortgage banking and deposit service charges. Trefis Team, Forbes, 27 Dec. 2022 In 2022, SVB Capital reported a noninterest loss of $110 million—attributing the loss to changes in valuations, distributions, and the general painful market conditions. Jessica Mathews, Fortune, 13 Mar. 2023 The noninterest revenues primarily benefited from a 23% increase in the discount revenues and a 39% growth in the service fees & other revenues. Trefis Team, Forbes, 25 Jan. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use


1914, in the meaning defined above


1896, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of noninterest was in 1896

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“Noninterest.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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