interest rate futures

Definition of "interest rate futures"
  1. Contracts traded on fixed income securities like US Treasury issues, or based on determined interest rates such as the LIBOR, excluding currency values
How to use "interest rate futures" in a sentence
  1. Because they anticipated a decrease in interest rates, they invested heavily in interest rate futures.
  2. The finance department used interest rate futures to hedge against unexpected changes in the LIBOR.
  3. They experienced losses due to their imprecise prediction of interest rate futures.

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