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Economic Commentary

Interest - Rate Futures

The rapid growth of the interest-rate futures market has attracted widespread attention in the financial industry. Increasingly, banks, thrift institutions, government securities dealers, and other institutional money managers are utiliz1ng interest-rate futures to hedge against interest-rate risk.

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Suggested Citation

Menich, Judy. 1980. “Interest - Rate Futures.” Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Economic Commentary 6/16/1980.