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American option to Base currency
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Cleared balance to Coupon strip
Court to Designated confidential information
Designated contract market to Economic value added
Economic value of equity to FOIA
FOMC to Fourth industrial revolution
Fractal markets hypothesis to Hedging
Held-to-maturity to Initial public offering
Injection to Landfill Tax
Large-cap to Marked-to-market reset
Market to Neuro-linguistic programming
Neurodivergent to PIOB
PISP to Primary financial statements
Primary legislation to Red herring
Red tape to SOC 2 report
SOD to Stamp duty
Stamp duty land tax to Terabyte
Term to Unobservable valuation inputs
Unrated to €STR

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LIBOR

Originally, but no longer, an acronym for “London Inter-Bank Offered Rate”, LIBOR is a formal, regulated, benchmark short-term interest rate.

It is compiled and published on business days in London, normally at 11.55 am, by ICE Benchmark Administration Limited (IBA). It refers to a series of daily unsecured simple-interest-rate benchmarks in several currencies and maturities. Rates are rounded to 5 decimal places of a percent.

LIBOR provides an indication of the average rate at which its contributory Panel Banks could obtain wholesale, unsecured funding for a given period, in a given currency. Looking at the overall market, one would expect that some banks could fund at rates below the relevant LIBOR and many would fund at higher rates.

It is sometimes written 'Libor'.

For actual rate series see LIBOR rates from 1986.


LIBOR is often referenced in derivative, bond and loan documentation, and also in documentation for a number of consumer lending prod

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