Counterparty credit risk


Counterparty credit risk
  Risk that the counterparty will fail to meet its obligations under the terms agreed of all contracts resulting in possible replacement costs. Counterparty credit risk is becoming an important factor in the derivatives markets (such as swaps). See also Risk management.

International financial encyclopaedia . 2014.

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