Eurodollar


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Eurodollar

Refers to a certificate of deposit in U.S. dollars in a bank that is not located in the U.S. Most of the Eurodollar deposits are in London banks, but Eurodeposits may be anywhere other than the U.S. Similarly, a Euroyen or Euro DM deposit represents a CD in yen or DM outside Japan and Germany, respectively.

Eurodollar

U.S. dollar deposits in banks outside the jurisdiction of the Federal Reserve; that is, outside the United States. Eurodollar futures contracts, which are based on eurodollar desposits, are a highly liquid investment traded on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Prices are determined by forecasting the three month USD LIBOR interest rate. Likewise, eurodollar sweeps are a popular short-term investment for large businesses.

The term has nothing to do with the euro, and the prefix "euro-" is used more generally to refer to deposits outside the jurisdiction of the local central bank, e.g. "euroruble."

Eurodollar

A dollar-denominated deposit made in foreign banks or foreign branches of U.S. banks. Depositors sometimes transfer their funds to European banks in order to take advantage of higher interest rates. The Eurodollar is one type of Eurocurrency.

Eurodollar.

Eurodollars are US currency deposited in banks outside the United States but not always in Europe. Certain debt securities are issued in eurodollars and pay interest in US dollars into non-US bank accounts. Eurodollars are a form of eurocurrency.

Eurodollar

see EUROCURRENCY MARKET.
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