Define: Swaption

UK Accounting Glossary

Definition: Swaption

Quick Summary of Swaption

An option to enter into a swap contract.

What is the dictionary definition of Swaption?

Dictionary Definition

finance An instrument granting the owner an option to enter an interest rate swap.


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Definition Sources

Definitions for Swaption are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

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

This glossary post was last updated: 4th May 2019.