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BBSW: Key facts for investors

  • 04.NOV.2020
  • Richard Murphy, XTB

6 key facts behind what BBSW is and how it’s calculated BBSW and Floating-Rate Bonds The Bank Bill Swap Rate (BBSW) is an important metric in many markets including the bond and hybrid markets. It’s used as the floating-rate note (FRN) benchmark to determine periodic (most commonly quarterly) interest re-sets.…

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BBSW: Key facts for investors

6 key facts behind what BBSW is and how it’s calculated BBSW and Floating-Rate Bonds The Bank Bill Swap Rate (BBSW) is an important metric in many markets including the…

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