Interest Rate Risk

Motley Fool  Jul 12  Comment 
Higher interest rates are bad in the short-term, but great as time goes on.
Mondo Visione  May 22  Comment 
The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today an updated version of the CEBS guidelines on technical aspects of the management of interest rate risk arising from non-trading activities under the supervisory review process, published on 3...
Euromoney  May 5  Comment 
Fears of Pillar 1 capital charge; Rules may hit earnings and concentrate risk.


Interest rate risk is the risk (variability in value) borne by an interest-bearing asset, such as a loan or a bond, due to variability of interest rates. In general, as rates rise, the price of a fixed rate bond will fall, and vice versa. Interest rate risk is commonly measured by the bond's duration.

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