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- The difference between the FRA (Forward Rate Agreement) and OIS (Overnight Index Swap)
- For the US, the FRA is the 3-month Libor (London interbank offered rate)
- For the US, the OIS is the Fed Reserve overnight index rate
- An indicator of funding stress in the banking sector and liquidity shortage
- Peaked to 170 in November 2008
- Has spiked to 2009 levels

Something Is Breaking: Fed Fails To Ease Epic Dollar Shortage As FRA/OIS Goes Parabolic
Why It Matters That the FRA-OIS Spread Is Widening
Deeper look at the spike in the 3-month FRA-OIS spread and repo rates.

Posted: 2020-03-14 09:14:24

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