INFLATION SWAP

A swap of actual and fixed inflation rates. They mature in 10 or more years and are structured as annual inflation or a zero coupon inflation swap. Also called a consumer price index, retail price index, or harmonized index of consumer prices.

More On This Topic



Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of INFLATION SWAP helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary