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Business Definition for: Net Interest Margin (NIM)
Net Interest Margin (NIM)

percentage difference between the interest income produced by a bank's earning assets (loans and investments) and its major expense-interest paid to its depositors. The net difference between interest earned and interest paid is a key measure of bank profitability.

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