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The Investment and Finance Knowledge Base/ The Financial Encyclopedia provides up-to-date definitions and concepts and almost everything about finance, investment, financial markets, financial instruments and products including stocks, bonds, money market tools, active trading, mutual funds, hedge funds, funds of funds, derivatives, forex, banking, real estate and so on. Content is categorized into sections and subsections, each with its own focus and perspective. The encyclopedia contains more than 30,000 terms covering everyday jargon and terminology of the financial world.

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An asset swaption in which the buyer pays fixed and receives floating, while the seller, of course, pays floating and receives fixed. This asset swaption involves the exchange of an agreed reference rate and the rate on an asset underlying the swap. For example, a bank holding ... read more »