Constant Maturity Swap

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Constant Maturity Swap

An interest rate swap where the buyer is permitted to pick the maturities of the interest rates swapped. For example, the buyer may choose to receive the six month interest rate (calculated over some notional amount) while paying a one-year rate. One buys a CMS when one believes he/she knows the direction of future rates.
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In addition to the comprehensive variance and inflation swap coverage, F3 has expanded coverage to include Constant Maturity Swaps (CMS) pricing capabilities and has made enhancements to its volatility cube.
CHP has approximately $832 million in swap contracts with $582 million in fixed payor swaps and $250 million in constant maturity swaps.
2 includes Constant Maturity Swaps (CMS) and Index Amortizing (IA) Swaps.
Options on constant maturity swaps (CMSs) are complex instruments - they are the CMS equivalent of a regular cap/floor and valuation requires a 'convexity adjustment' to volatility.
NEW YORK & LONDON -- Dura Automotive presents the first opportunity for ISDA to try out their newly revised cash settlement protocol that for the first time will allow for the settlement of structures such as single-name CDS, constant maturity swaps, FTD baskets, and others, in addition to the traded indices, according to a new report from Derivative Fitch.
This course examines the structure, features, applications and pricing of many of these variations, including in-arrears swaps, constant maturity swaps and asset swaps.
The pricing of constant maturity swaps, along with their structure and uses
Constant maturity swaps (CMS), a variation of interest rate swaps, are relatively new in the derivatives market.
In this tutorial, we describe the structure of constant maturity swaps and explain how these instruments are priced.
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