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Swap question level 2 CAIA

Question from their test online at caia.org.  

“An interest rate swap has a fixed rate of 3% and a variable rate currently at 5%.  Which of the following best describes the swap receiver’s cash flow before netting?”

Their correct answer - The swap receiver will receive the swap rate of 3%

My question is why is this not correct -  The swap receiver will pay the swap rate of 5%

If he is receiving fixed he should be paying the floating rate of 5% correct?  Any help is appreciated.  

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The “swap rate” is defined as the fixed rate in the deal. As such the swap (rate) receiver gets the fixed rate of 3% in return for foregoing the variable rate going forward.