inverse floater

Bonds whose coupon rates increase as rates decline and decrease as rates rise. The coupon rate is based on a formula using an index and moves in the opposite direction of changes in that index. Some inverse floaters may be a type of structured note. Other inverse floaters, such as interest-only ( I/O) and principal-only ( P/O) strips are types of collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs). American Banker Glossary
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A derivative instrument whose coupon rate is linked to the market rate of interest in an inverse relationship. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
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A bond with a coupon rate structured to move in the opposite direction of interest rates. Exchange Handbook Glossary

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