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The Actual/360 method calls for the borrower for the actual number of days in a month. This effectively means that the borrower is paying interest for 5 or 6 additional days a year as compared to the 30/360 day count convention. Spreads and rates on Actual/360 transactions are typically lower, e.g., 9 basis points.

The DAYS360 function returns the number of days between two dates based on a 360-day year (twelve 30-day months), which is used in some accounting calculations. Use this function to help compute payments if your accounting system is based on twelve 30-day months.

Our calculation of $30,000 of interest for short-term US dollars used a 360-day year. Some other currencies and markets, for example, short-term sterling (), use a 365-day conventional year. Let’s apply a 365-day year for now.

This video shows you how to calculate Interest at Majurity (Actual 360) using ACCRINTM function in MS Excel 2016. This is Do It Yourself (DIY) free online ms office excel spreadsheet tutorial.

In the 30/360 convention, every month is treated as 30 days, which means that a year has 360 days for the sake of interest calculations. If you want to calculate the interest owed over three months, you can multiply the annual interest by 3 x 30 / 360, which practically enough is 1/4.

Both calculations charge you interest on the actual days in a month, but on the 30/365 loan your monthly payment is increased by the extra 5 (or 6) days of interest. On an actual/360 loan the monthly payments are the same as on a 30/360 loan, but the amortization schedule is adjusted to account for the difference in interest.

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Interest rate. Interest is calculated monthly at 1/365th of the annual rate times the number of days in the month on the current outstanding balance of your loan. If you have a loan with a payment frequency of quarterly, semi-annually or annually interest will accrue monthly increasing your principal balance until the next regular payment is received.

RSidhu Member. PMT is straight forward calculation on fixed loan payment schedule. And difference shows up in Rate of Interest payment to total payment. In above example. Actual/360: 48.87% is interest payment 30/360: 48.26% is interest payment In practice 30/360 and Actual/360 is bit more complex,

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