Definition of CDS in English:


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  • short for credit default swap. triggering the CDS might even help Europe reduce the risk of contagion in the months ahead [as modifier]: the lack of transparency in the CDS market has been harmful
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    • In a disturbing new trend, international banks are creating syndicated credit facilities that "weaponise" credit default swaps (CDS) by using the trading price of a borrower's CDS to set the interest rate paid by the borrower.
    • Recently, it was reported that banks have started tying commercial loan interest rates to the price of a borrower's CDS.
    • My impression is that most CDS agreements run three to five years.

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