Swap rate

The difference between spot and forward rates expressed in points, e.g., $0.0001 per pound sterling. The New York Times Financial Glossary

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Swap Rate — The rate of the fixed portion of a swap as determined by its particular market. This is the rate at which the swap will occur for one of the parties entering into the agreement. These rates are quoted by the market and will be almost identical to …   Investment dictionary

  • swap rate — The difference between spot and forward rates expressed in points, e.g., $0.0001 per pound sterling. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …   Financial and business terms

  • Swap rate/swap points —   Price for a swap contract expressed as the difference between the two rates involved, respectively spot/forward and forward, measured in pips …   International financial encyclopaedia

  • Swap Spread — 1. The difference between the negotiated and fixed rate of a swap. The spread is determined by characteristics of market supply and creditor worthiness. 2. The difference between the swap rate and the lending rate offered through other investment …   Investment dictionary

  • Swap Curve — The name given to the swap s equivalent of a yield curve. The swap curve identifies the relationship between swap rates at varying maturities. Used in similar manner as a bond yield curve, the swap curve helps to identify different… …   Investment dictionary

  • swap — / swäp/ n 1: an exchange of securities 2: a derivative contract in which two parties (as corporations) agree to exchange rates esp. relating to debt Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • swap agreement — (53B) The term swap agreement (A) means (i) any agreement, including the terms and conditions incorporated by reference in such agreement, which is (I) an interest rate swap, option, future, or forward agreement, including a rate floor, rate cap …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • SWAP — (finance) Le swap (de l anglais to swap : échanger) ou l échange financier (J.O. du 31 janvier 1990) est un produit dérivé financier. Il s agit d un contrat d échange de flux financiers entre deux parties, qui sont généralement des banques… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Swap (économie) — Swap (finance) Le swap (de l anglais to swap : échanger) ou l échange financier (J.O. du 31 janvier 1990) est un produit dérivé financier. Il s agit d un contrat d échange de flux financiers entre deux parties, qui sont généralement des… …   Wikipédia en Français

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