Spot rate


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Spot rate

The theoretical yield on a zero-coupon Treasury security.

Spot Rate

The interest rate or exchange rate on a contract on the current market. Some analysts believe that forward rates accurately predict future spot rates, though others dispute this. See also: Spot price.
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At first glance, we do not see any connections between the forward rate (1) and the future spot rate (3).
The December 2005 spot rate (indirect quote) at the time of the order is 1.
25) The owner functional currency net value for a particular year is determined based on a balance sheet calculation in which the adjusted bases (or amount, in the case of a liability) of so-called marked items--which are generally financial items--are translated into the owner's functional currency at the spot rate on the last day of the taxable year, and historical items are translated into the owner's functional currency at their historical rates.
The spot rate on November 2, 2003, was [euro]1 = $1.
So it can be said that interest rates in industrialized countries are greatly influenced by forward rate, spot rate and U.
The first is the forward-rate differential (the difference between the spot rate and the forward rate).
4) To avoid serial correlation, due to the overlap of forward rate observations, we delete all observations between each spot rate and its matching forward rate.
Undoubtedly, this extension will lead to structural complexities, and thereby numerical simulation is used to study the role of forward market intervention in stabilizing the spot rate.
The tanker spot rates will remain low, pressed down by a high number of available vessels.
The KCA kept the spot rate unchanged at Rs 6,000 per maund while physical prices remained above Rs 6,200 per maund, floor brokers said.
He also discussed the tax consequences of branch remittances and translation rules under section 987 where branch profits and losses and branch taxes are translated at average exchange rates but the actual remittance is translated at the spot rate.