28 Results for Tag: instruments

Hard-To-Borrow List

Hard-To-Borrow List What is 'Hard-To-Borrow List' An inventory used by brokerages to indicate securities that are unavailable for borrowing for short sale transactions. A brokerage firm's

Hara-Kiri Swap

Hara-Kiri Swap What is 'Hara-Kiri Swap' An interest rate or cross-currency swap devoid of any profit margin for the originator. The term gets its name from Japanese banks' and securities h

Hedge Accounting

DefinitionHedge accounting is an accountancy practice. Hedge Accounting What is 'Hedge Accounting' Hedge accounting is a method of accounting where entries for the ownership of a security

Yield Curve

Yield Curve A yield curve depicts interest rates of bonds having different maturities, but same credit quality, at a specific point in time. The yield curve is mostly used to compare rates o

Impaired Credit

Impaired Credit What is 'Impaired Credit' A deterioration in the creditworthiness of an individual or entity. This is usually reflected through a lower credit score, in the case of an indi

Implied Repo Rate

DefinitionImplied Repo Rate is the rate of return of borrowing money to buy an asset in the spot market and delivering it in the futures market where the notional is used to repay the loan.

Naked Warrant

Naked Warrant What is 'Naked Warrant' A warrant that is issued without a host bond. A naked warrant allows the holder to buy or sell a particular financial instrument, such as a bond or sh

Offsetting Transaction

Offsetting Transaction What is an 'Offsetting Transaction' In trading, an activity that exactly cancels the risks and benefits of another instrument in the portfolio. An offsetting transac

Over the Counter Trading

DefinitionOver-the-counter or off-exchange trading is done directly between two parties, without the supervision of an exchange. It is contrasted with exchange trading, which occurs via exch

Modern Economic Derivatives

Modern Economic Derivatives Modern economies often utilize a set of complex system of measurements. This is certainly true when it comes to the stock market and international trading. One of
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