Johannesburg Interbank Agreed Rate - JIBAR

Definition of 'Johannesburg Interbank Agreed Rate - JIBAR'


The money market rate that is used by South Africa. The rate comes in one-month, three-month, six-month and 12-month discount terms.

Investopedia explains 'Johannesburg Interbank Agreed Rate - JIBAR'


The rate is determined as an average of the rates indicated by local and international banks. JIBAR is calculated as a yield and then converted into a discount. The rate is calculated daily after all of the rates are received by participating banks.


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