Massachusetts Agency Plans $30M Swap as Part of $32.5M Hospital Deal
- No quick fix for borrowers. Powley, Tanya // Money Marketing;1/31/2008, p44
The article discusses the lack of competitive fixed rates despite the fall in two-year swap rates in the financial market in Great Britain. It notes that lenders opted out of reducing their fixed rates because of the high cost of lending, while some chose to decrease their tracker rates to...
- FIXED RATE SPREADS VERSUS SWAPS. // Asset Securitization Report;6/27/2005, Vol. 5 Issue 25, p28
The article presents charts comparing fixed rate spreads and swaps. The charts present information of automobile and credit card industries.
- FIXED RATE SPREADS VERSUS SWAPS. // Asset Securitization Report;7/18/2005, Vol. 5 Issue 25, p30
Presents graphs depicting the fixed rate spreads versus swaps.
- Buy-to-let watch. Whittaker, David // Mortgage Strategy (Online Edition);7/31/2013, p30
The author reflects on the decline in buy-to-let rates in the second quarter of 2013 and the improvement in borrowing conditions in Great Britain. He notes that short term swaps have subsided but swap rates for five years and longer remain higher. He adds that only 12 buy-to-let lenders offer...
- INTEREST RATE SWAPS. Tostee, Michael // Finweek;3/20/2008, Special section p18
The article provides information on interest rate swap. According to the author, a plain vanilla interest swap is an exchange between two counterparties of fixed and floating rates of interest. Interest rate swaps will usually happen between one party who can raise floating rate funds fairly...
- Market watch. Cornell, Jonathan // Mortgage Strategy;2/18/2008, p19
The article analyzes the status of the financial services market in Great Britain. It states that swaps began to fall but soon rebounded. They seem to be up and down but have little impact on fixed rate deals as the chronic undersupply of funding is allowing lenders to keep rates artificially...
- New York Issuers Swapped $5.5B Since 2002, With $300M Coming This Year. Mcdonald, Michael // Bond Buyer;12/1/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32020, p3
This article reports that New York has locked in long-term synthetic fixed rates of between 3.04% and 3.6% on $5.5 billion of state authority debt in the two years since it passed legislation permitting the state's authorities to begin using interest rate swaps, which are about 100 basis points...
- Municipal Derivative Providers Defend Termination Payments. Posner, Matthew // Bond Buyer;10/12/2006, Vol. 358 Issue 32485, p6
The article reports on the efforts of the municipal derivative providers to defend termination payments to a group of market participants who promote swapping floating-rate for fixed-rate bond transactions to make debt issuance in the U.S. It was asserted that defense was needed to get rid of...
- Index-Linked Muni Swaps. // Bond Buyer;5/13/2003, Vol. 344 Issue 31634, p29
Presents information related to the index-linked municipal swaps in the U.S. as of May 13, 2003. Fixed rate paid by the dealer receiving the index.