Glossary

Updated 1 April 2019

This glossary offers definitions of technical terms commonly used in the BIS Quarterly Review.

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counterparty

Entity that takes the opposite side of a financial contract - for example, the borrower in a loan contract, or the buyer in a sales transaction. 

Updated: 11 Dec 2016
counterparty

Entity that takes the opposite side of a financial contract - for example, the borrower in a loan contract, or the buyer in a sales transaction. 

Updated: 11 Dec 2016