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FOREIGN EXCHANGE SWAP

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French Equivalent: Swap - de devises

Definition:
A foreign exchange swap is a spot sale/purchase of currencies and a simultaneous forward purchase/sale of the same currencies.

Source Publication:
SNA 11.38.

Cross References:
Interest rate swap – SNA
Swaps
Swaps – cross-currency interest rate

Hyperlink:
http://esa.un.org/unsd/sna1993/introduction.asp

Statistical Theme: Financial statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, November 13, 2001