Define: Variable-Rate Security

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Definition: Variable-Rate Security

What is the dictionary definition of Variable-Rate Security?

Dictionary Definition

This is security type where the interest rate varies with market rates.


Full Definition of Variable-Rate Security

Examples of variable-rate securities are floating-rate notes, euro-bonds and 90-day certificates of deposits.


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Definition Sources

Definitions for Variable-Rate Security 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.