International Swaps and Derivatives Association - ISDA


DEFINITION of 'International Swaps and Derivatives Association - ISDA'

An association created by the private negotiated derivatives market that represents participating parties. This association helps to improve the private negotiated derivatives market by identifying and reducing risks in the market.

BREAKING DOWN 'International Swaps and Derivatives Association - ISDA'

Created in 1985, the ISDA has members from institutions around the world. It was created to improve the private negotiated derivatives market by making it easier for the institutions that deal in the market to network.

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    A security with a price that is dependent upon or derived from ...
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    Company or industry specific risk that is inherent in each investment. ...
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  5. Master Swap Agreement

    A basic, standardized swap contract created by the International ...
  6. Financial Analysis

    The process of evaluating businesses, projects, budgets and other ...
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