Basis Rate Swap

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Definition: Basis Rate Swap


Basis Rate Swap


Full Definition of Basis Rate Swap


Trade of interest rates from different money markets to eliminate interest-rate risk. For example, if a financial institution lends money with a variable rate based on the London Interbank Offer (LIBOR) rate, and borrowers receive the Treasury Bill interest rate, the difference between the interest rates is a risk. If the lender swaps interest rates with the borrower in a Basis Rate Swap, interest-rate risk is removed.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Basis Rate Swap are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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