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a)    Company A agrees to enter into an FRA agreement with Company B in which Company A borrows $ 40,000,000 in 6-month time for a period of 9 months, and Company B invests $ 40,000,000 in 6-month time for a period of 9 months. The 6-month interest rate is 0.77% per annum and the 9-month interest rate is 0.89% per annum.  

 

          (i).        What is the interest rate that both companies agreed upon?

 

         (ii).        Suppose that at the expiry date of the FRA, the 6-month interest rate is 0.81% per annum and the 9-month interest rate is 0.96% per annum, calculate the compensatory payment and which party receives it?

 

 

 

        (iii).        Suppose that at the expiry date of the FRA, the 6-month interest rate is 0.79% per annum and the 9-month interest rate is 0.86% per annum, calculate the compensatory payment and which party receives it?

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