# Question: aandnbspandnbspandnbsp company a agrees to enter into an fra agreement...

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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. **

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** (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? **

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** (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? **