Investor Glossary-liborInvestor Glossary-liborInvestor Glossary-liborInvestor Glossary-liborInsightful stock market charts - Click here
investor
Categories    # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

LIBOR

The HTML to link to this page
 

LIBOR stands for London Interbank Offered Rate. The British Bankers' Association calculates LIBOR in an open manner each business day. LIBOR rates are generally released around 11am London time. Many LIBOR rates exist, for various multiple short-term periods in a number of currencies. For example, each day LIBOR rates are released, there is a 1 week Japanese Yen LIBOR rate, a 1 month US dollar LIBOR rate, and 6 month Euro LIBOR rate. LIBOR is the primary benchmark for interest rates around the world. Interest rate contracts traded on many exchanges around the world, such as the Chicago Board of Trade, settle based on LIBOR. LIBOR affects consumers, too, as LIBOR is often used as a benchmark for ARMs and other credit products.



Rate this LIBOR definition...

Learn about investing with the Investor Glossary Term of the Day


Click here for insightful stock market charts. Where is the market headed? The answer may surprise you. Find out
with the exclusive & Barron's recommended charts of Chart of the Day.


Popular Terms: in escrow, wholly-owned subsidiary, risk management, phantom income, class C shares, deferred tax, minority interest, 1031 exchange, command economy, stock market close, VIX, 144a, average price per share, cancelled check, deferred revenue, 401a, 1035 exchange, EBITDA, required rate of return, debt service coverage, option premium, current ratio, margin rate, open position, limit order, reverse mortgage, FICO score, Zero Cost Collar, covered put, ex-dividend, FTSE, real GDP, liquidity ratio, LIBOR, labor relations, balance sheet, implied volatility, Key Rate Duration, irrevocable trust, diluted share, quality assurance, retained earnings, stock split, inflation, APR, ex-dividend date, dividends payable, annual return, per diem


Accounting | Banking | Bonds | Brokers | Economy | Futures | Mutual Funds | Options | Real Estate | Retirement | Stocks | Taxes | Technical Analysis
Investor Glossary | Term of the Day | Suggest a Term | Chart of the Day | Dogs of the Dow
©2004-2016 Investor Glossary - All rights reserved - Terms of Use