Items Tagged with 'FTSE MTIRS Index'


  • Changes to LIBOR Loom; Will Borrowers Feel the Squeeze?

    On the heels of criticism from some market participants, the British Bankers Association on Tuesday announced a series of sweeping changes to the governance of its London Interbank Offered Rate. But it's the changes that the BBA said it is considering that seem likely to have most relevance for U.S. borrowers going forward.
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  • Franklin Credit Hedges Against Rates

    In a bet that recent steep drops in short-term interest rates may be coming to an end, Franklin Credit Management Corporation said Wednesday that it had entered into interest rate swap agreements, hedging a portion of its interest-rate-sensitive borrowings against future increases in short-term interest rates.
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