The new benchmark rate for euro transactions

Here comes "ESTER"

Executive Summary

On 13 September 2018, the working group on euro risk-free rates recommended the Euro Short-Term Rate, a.k.a. “ESTER”, as the new euro “risk-free rate” benchmark. This recommendation marks an important milestone in the process of organizing the shift from EURIBOR and other prevailing benchmark indices to more sustainable benchmarks. This arguably constitutes one of the biggest challenges facing the financial industry.


Performance magazine issue 28, January 2019

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