**floating interest rate** — n. A variable interest rate that changes based on the money market. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 … Law dictionary

**Floating interest rate** — A floating interest rate, also known as a variable rate or adjustable rate, refers to any type debt instrument, such as a loan, bond, mortgage, or credit, that does not have a fixed rate of interest over the life of the instrument. Such debt… … Wikipedia

**floating interest rate** — interest rate that changes according to the market s buyers … English contemporary dictionary

**floating interest rate** — Rate of interest that is not fixed but which varies depending upon the existing rate in the money market … Black's law dictionary

**floating interest rate** — Rate of interest that is not fixed but which varies depending upon the existing rate in the money market … Black's law dictionary

**Floating exchange rate** — Floating rate may also refer to a floating interest rate applied to a loan or other lending product. A floating exchange rate or a flexible exchange rate is a type of exchange rate regime wherein a currency s value is allowed to fluctuate… … Wikipedia

**Interest rate risk** — is the risk (variability in value) borne by an interest bearing asset, such as a loan or a bond, due to variability of interest rates. In general, as rates rise, the price of a fixed rate bond will fall, and vice versa. Interest rate risk is… … Wikipedia

**Interest rate derivative** — An interest rate derivative is a derivative where the underlying asset is the right to pay or receive a (usually notional) amount of money at a given interest rate.The interest rate derivatives market is the largest derivatives market in the… … Wikipedia

**Interest-Rate Derivative** — A financial instrument based on an underlying financial security whose value is affected by changes in interest rates. Interest rate derivatives are hedges used by institutional investors such as banks to combat the changes in market interest… … Investment dictionary

**Interest Rate Call Option** — An interest rate derivative in which the holder has the right to receive an interest payment based on a variable interest rate, and then subsequently pays an interest payment based on a fixed interest rate. If the option is exercised, the… … Investment dictionary