Interest Rate Swaps

An interest rate swap (IRS) is a popular and highly liquid financial derivative instrument in which two parties agree to exchange interest rate cash flows, based on a specified notional amount from a fixed rate to a floating rate (or vice versa) or from one floating rate to another. Interest rate swaps are commonly used for both hedging and speculating.
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  • Bloomberg and UBS clash over Sef aggregation

    … that apes traditional phone-based trading. "Most clients tell us they get arguably better pricing by showing who they are to one of their liquidity providing partners than they would get in an anonymous interdealer market," said Nathan Jenner, chief operating officer for fixed-income electronic trading at Bloomberg. He added that of the average…

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