Swap

An agreement that exchanges one security's return for another's return.

Swap

• (v. i.) To strike; -- with off. • (n.) An exchange; a barter. • (n.) A blow; a stroke. • (v. i.) To exchange (usually two things of the same kind); to swop. • (v. t.) To beat the air, or ply the wings, with a sweeping motion or noise; to flap. • (v. t.) To fall or descend; to rush hastily or violently. • (n.) Ha...
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Swap

(i) A very broad category of derivative contract in which two counterparties exchange one cash flow or exposure for another. Swaps are OTC, though increasingly some are also cleared. (ii) Specifically, an agreement between a metal hedger and a broker or bank to swap a series of forward cash flows based on selling and buying at an agreed pair of pri...
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Swap

(i) A very broad category of derivative contract in which two counterparties exchange one
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SWAP

(In topic `Knowledge, Document, Workflow & Content Management`) SWAP is an acronym for the IETF`s ‘Simple Workflow Access Protocol.` It provides a way to start a process instance or a workflow process. (see IETF)
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Swap

- Financial contract in which two parties agree to exchange net streams of payments over a specified period. The payments are usually determined by applying different indices (e.g., interest rates, foreign exchange rates, equity indices) to a NOTIONAL amount. The term notional is used because swap contracts generally do not involve exchanges of PRI...
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Swap

1. In exchange markets, this is a simultaneous sale of a currency on the spot market together with a purchase of the same amount on the forward market. By combining these two transactions into a single one, transactions costs may be reduced. 2. An arrangement between central banks whereby they each agree to lend their currency to the other.
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swap

swop verb exchange or give (something) in exchange for
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Swap

[computer science] In computer programming, the act of swapping two variables refers to mutually exchanging the values of the variables. Usually, this is done with the data in memory. For example, in a program, two variables may be defined thus (in pseudocode): data_item x := 1 data_item y := 0 (In many programming languages where the swap ...
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Swap

[finance] A swap is a derivative in which two counterparties exchange cash flows of one party`s financial instrument for those of the other party`s financial instrument. The benefits in question depend on the type of financial instruments involved. For example, in the case of a swap involving two bonds, the benefits in question can be the p...
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SWAP

[instrument] The `Sun Watcher using Active Pixel System Detector and Image Processing` (SWAP) telescope is a compact EUV imager on board the PROBA2 mission that will observe the Sun in extreme ultraviolet (EUV). SWAP will provide images of the solar corona at a temperature of roughly 1 million degrees. This instrument was built upon the her...
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Swap

Swap adverb [ See Swap , noun ] Hastily. [ Prov. Eng.]
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Swap

Swap intransitive verb [ Confer Swap , transitive verb ] 1. To fall or descend; to rush hastily or violently. C. Richardson (Dict.). « All suddenly she swapt adown to ground.» Chaucer. 2. To beat the air, or ply the w...
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Swap

Swap noun [ Confer German schwapp , noun , a slap, swap, schwapp , schwapps , interj., slap! smack! and English swap , v.t.] 1. A blow; a stroke. [ Obsolete or Prov. Eng.] 2. An exchange; a barter. [ Colloq.] Sir W. Scott.
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Swap

Swap transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Swapped ; present participle & verbal noun Swapping .] [ Middle English swappen to strike; confer E. to strike a bargain; perhaps akin to English sweep . Confer ...
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Swap

A forward type of contractual agreement to exchange one type of cash flow or asset for another, according to predetermined rules.
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swap

A swap is a contractual arrangement involving two parties who agree to exchange, over time and according to predetermined rules, streams of payment on the same amount of indebtedness. The two most prevalent varieties of swaps are interest rate swaps and currency swaps. An interest rate swap involves an exchange of interest payments of different cha...
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Swap

A swap is an agreement in which two parties agree to exchange a pre-determined series of payments over a fixed period of time.
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swap

an agreement for an exchange of payments between two counterparties at some point(s) in the future and according to a specified formula....
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Swap

An agreement where two companies give each other loans, but on different terms. Discover What It`s Like to Live Easy With EquiTrend
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Swap

An arrangement in which two entities lend to each other on different terms, e.g., in different currencies, and/or at different interest rates, fixed or floating.
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Swap

An arrangement whereby two companies lend to each other on different terms, e.g. in different currencies, and/or at different interest rates, fixed or floating.
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swap

An arrangement whereby two companies lend to each other on different terms, e.g. in different currencies, and/or at different interest rates, fixed or floating....
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Swap

An instrument designed to permit investors to exchange interest rate and/or currency risk on a notional loan for their mutual benefit.
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Swap

An interest rate, currency or equity exchange transaction involving two parties. In the case of an interest rate swap, one party is obliged to pay a fixed interest rate to the other party in return for a floating interest rate. In the case of a currency swap, one party is obliged to make payments in another specified currency.
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