Glossary beginning with F

Fair value

an amount for which a specific asset might be exchanged, and a liability discharged, within a market transaction between interested and informed unrelated parties

Foreign Exchange (FX risk)

risk of loss due to changes in the foreign exchange rates, generated through maintaining open currency positions in individual currencies

FRA (Forward Rate Agreement)

a forward agreement for the interest rate

Framework agreement

an agreement between parties regulating the principles of the Bank’s co-operation with counterparties on the financial market with respect to forward financial transactions

Funded credit risk protection

a credit risk mitigation technique, where the bank’s credit risk related to exposure is reduced by that bank’s right - in the case of the counterparty’s default in the discharge of its liabilities, insolvency, bankruptcy or another credit event affecting that counterparty and specified in the documentation of the transaction, and, if required for the depositary keeping the collateral – to liquidate, transfer, acquire, or retain specific assets or amounts

FX Swap

a foreign currency exchange swap