Counterparties

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Counterparties

The parties on either side of an interest rate swap or a currency, equity or commodity swap, or to an options or futures position.

Counterparties

The persons or institutions engaging in a transaction. That is, the buyer and the seller of a good are the counterparties to the sale of that good. While it could apply to any transaction, the term is most common when referring to the counterparties of a swap.