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Modern market conventions for interpreting interest rate swaptions quotations in a negative interest rate environment

I have broker data and I see three sets of swaption vol data: Lognormal (Black) Shifted Lognormal (Black with displaced diffusion) Normal (Bachelier) The quotes are given by the following key (Date, ...
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USD Swap day convention (IMM) Feb 19

Quick question about something that I am not clear about February 19 IMM date is 20th of February, if I want to find the fixing day for that date I would be looking at February 18th, in the US Feb ...
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ISDA Convention for definition of IRS maturities

Could someone indicate me what is the ISDA convention for IRS maturity dates ? I mean, when two counterparties enter in a new IRS, is the maturity date to be defined in the contract totally free (ex: ...
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Day Count conventions

I have a general question concerning day count conventions. Let's say I have a 6M FRA with a start day 2017-02-09 and a end date 2017-08-09. The day count convention (DCC) would be e.g. Act/360. Today ...
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What is the convention for option tickers on S&P 500 and VIX?

Can you please explain what are all possible versions of S&P 500 option tickers and VIX option tickers? My options historical data is from 2006 to 2013 and I can see something like VIXAB, VIXAC, ....
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When computing with rates, how long is a year? how long is a day?

The convention says that when computing with rates, $1$ year has $360$ days. Does this mean that, when computing with rates, $1$ year has $360$ normal days or 1 day is $\frac{365 \times 24}{360} = 24....
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How to Compute Dates for Bond

I would like to understand how to compute from Maturity Date the Payment Dates of a coupon bond. For example, consider that today I am buying a bond that matures in ...
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Passage from dates ranges to real numbers in modelling : which market practice?

Let's say I model a 6M forward Libor rate as a process $(L^1_t)_t$ that's a diffusion, with in view a Monte-Carlo (MC) pricing of some product. At some point I will have real life dates $T_i$'s that I ...
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Roll convention applied to weekend swap maturity date

Suppose a swap is booked with maturity on June 19, 2016 (which is a Sunday). Accruals are adjusted according to the modified following roll convention and follow U.S. holidays. For the last cashflow ...
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NOK NOWA overnight day count

The NOK overnight index NOWA is defined as: Reported interest rates shall be calculated as nominal annual rates for the actual number of days in the year ahead (365 or 366). (The percentage ...
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Which day count conventions are there and where do they apply?

I am looking for a list of day count conventions. Is the list on Wikipedia complete or do you know others? Which rules of thumb are there to choose day count conventions when none is specified, ...
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ISDA: Interpreting a date specified as x business days prior to another date with a business day convention of 'NONE'

I've got an interest rate swap, it has a right-to-break with a bermudan exercise schedule. For each exercise, the settlement date is specified as an already-adjusted business day. The "last ...
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IMM rolls: Are there special business day conventions?

If a trade (lets say for example a 'simple' interest rate swap) is using IMM rolls (so the interest calculation periods start and end on IMM Wed dates), are there particular/special business day ...