Notional principal amount

Definition:

In an interest rate swap, the predetermined dollar principal on which the exchanged interest payments are based.

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Forward forward contract

In Eurocurrencies, a contract under which a deposit of fixed maturity is agreed to at a fixed price for future delivery.

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