Customers can convert a variable to a fix interest rate (EURIBOR, LIBOR) (and vice-versa). Pricing is based on the current market conditions. IRS is an exchange of two sets of interest flows based on different interest rates in same currency, with no exchange of underlying notional principal.
- Interest rate hedge
- Deals are closed by phone or e-mail
- An Agreement is concluded between the customer and the Bank
- To be protected against default risk, the customer is obliged to make a special purpose deposit proportional to the validity of the agreement
- Other details are agreed directly with the customer