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What does FRA stand for?

FRA stands for Forward Rate Agreement

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With the inflation concern, the Forward Rate Agreement (FRA) curve showed that just a few months ago (30 June 2011) market makers expected an increase in interest rates.
The systems provided ADIC employees with an effective way to handle different types of transactions, varying from dealing room; namely, foreign exchange - spot, forward and swaps, money markets - acceptances and placements, Forward Rate Agreements (FRAs), Interest Rate Swaps (IRS), futures, options, commodities, corporate banking, securities - bonds, Mortgage Backed Securities (MBS), Asset Backed Securities (ABS), equities proprietary trading and brokerage, local share.
For example, the London Clearing House plans to introduce clearing of interest rate swaps and forward rate agreements in the second half of 1999, and several entities are developing electronic trading systems for interest rate and foreign exchange contracts.