**Interest rate future** — An Interest Rate Future is a futures contract with an interest bearing instrument as the underlying asset.Examples include Treasury bill futures, Treasury bond futures and Eurodollar futures.The global market for exchange traded interest rate… … 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 parity** — is a no arbitrage condition representing an equilibrium state under which investors will be indifferent to interest rates available on bank deposits in two countries.[1] Two assumptions central to interest rate parity are capital mobility and… … 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** — UK US noun [C] FINANCE ► a financial product that gives the right to pay or receive an amount of money at a future time, based on a particular interest rate: »Many of the world s top companies use interest rate derivatives to control their… … Financial and business terms

**interest rate hedging** — UK US noun [U] FINANCE ► the activity of using financial products to protect against future changes in interest rates: »Interest rate hedging helps protect your borrowing from the risk of fluctuations in interest rates … Financial and business terms

**Interest rate swap** — An interest rate swap is a derivative in which one party exchanges a stream of interest payments for another party s stream of cash flows. Interest rate swaps can be used by hedgers to manage their fixed or floating assets and liabilities. They… … Wikipedia

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**interest rate** — The monthly effective interest rate. For example, the periodic rate on a credit card with an 18% annual percentage rate is 1.5% per month. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * interest rate ˈinterest ˌrate noun [countable] FINANCE the percentage… … Financial and business terms

**Interest Rate Swap** — An agreement between two parties (known as counterparties) where one stream of future interest payments is exchanged for another based on a specified principal amount. Interest rate swaps often exchange a fixed payment for a floating payment that … Investment dictionary