General Information



To hedge long-term interest rate risks.

Brief Description

A swaption is a call option on an interest rate swap ( IRS ). At the option maturity date, you have the possibility of entering into an IRS at predefined conditions. If the IRS market rate is lower than stated in the predefined conditions when the swaption expires, you should allow the swaption to mature and buy the IRS with the lower rate. der Swaption handelt es sich um eine Call-Option auf einen Interest Rate Swap ( IRS ).

Profit Potential

In the best case, the IRS can be concluded at more favorable market conditions at maturity than at the time of purchase.


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