107 Results for Tag: reserve

Key Currency

Key Currency What is 'Key Currency' The currency used as a reference in an international transaction or when setting an exchange rate. The key currency used is usually issued by a stable,


Kiwi What is 'Kiwi' A slang term for the New Zealand dollar (NZD). It derives its name from New Zealand's national icon - a flightless bird called a kiwi - which is pictured on one side of


Hawk What is a 'Hawk' A hawk, also known as an inflation hawk, is a policymaker or advisor who is predominantly concerned with interest rates as they relate to fiscal policy. A hawk genera

Headline Inflation

DefinitionHeadline inflation is a measure of the total inflation within an economy, including commodities such as food and energy prices, which tend to be much more volatile and prone to inf

Yield Curve Risk

Yield Curve Risk What is the 'Yield Curve Risk' The yield curve risk is the risk of experiencing an adverse shift in market interest rates associated with investing in a fixed income instr

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

Implied Rate

Implied Rate What is an 'Implied Rate' An implied rate is an interest rate that is determined by the difference between the spot rate and the forward/futures rate. The degree of relative c

Immediate Credit

Immediate Credit What is 'Immediate Credit' The Federal Reserve practice of "clearing" checks deposited by member banks on the same day they're deposited. This service is only available wh

Imputed Cost

DefinitionIn economics, an implicit cost, also called an imputed cost, implied cost, or notional cost, is the opportunity cost equal to what a firm must give up in order to use a factor of p

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.
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