Class IborFuture

  • All Implemented Interfaces:
    Resolvable<ResolvedIborFuture>, Product, SecuritizedProduct, Serializable, org.joda.beans.Bean, org.joda.beans.ImmutableBean

    public final class IborFuture
    extends Object
    implements SecuritizedProduct, Resolvable<ResolvedIborFuture>, org.joda.beans.ImmutableBean, Serializable
    A futures contract based on an Ibor index.

    An Ibor future is a financial instrument that is based on the future value of an Ibor index interest rate. The profit or loss of an Ibor future is settled daily. An Ibor future is also known as a STIR future (Short Term Interest Rate). This class represents the structure of a single futures contract.

    For example, the widely traded "CME Eurodollar futures contract" has a notional of 1 million USD, is based on the USD Libor 3 month rate 'USD-LIBOR-3M', expiring two business days before an IMM date (the 3rd Wednesday of the month).


    The price of an Ibor future is based on the interest rate of the underlying index. It is defined as (100 - percentRate).

    Strata uses decimal prices for Ibor futures in the trade model, pricers and market data. The decimal price is based on the decimal rate equivalent to the percentage. For example, a price of 99.32 implies an interest rate of 0.68% which is represented in Strata by 0.9932.

    See Also:
    Serialized Form
    • Method Detail

      • getFixingDate

        public LocalDate getFixingDate()
        Gets the applicable fixing date.

        This returns the fixing date of the contract. This implementation simply returns the last trade date. By including this method, it allows for the possibility of a future where the fixing date and last trade date differ.

        the fixing date
      • resolve

        public ResolvedIborFuture resolve​(ReferenceData refData)
        Description copied from interface: Resolvable
        Resolves this object using the specified reference data.

        This converts the object implementing this interface to the equivalent resolved form. All ReferenceDataId identifiers in this instance will be resolved. The resolved form will typically be a type that is optimized for pricing.

        Resolved objects may be bound to data that changes over time, such as holiday calendars. If the data changes, such as the addition of a new holiday, the resolved form will not be updated. Care must be taken when placing the resolved form in a cache or persistence layer.

        Specified by:
        resolve in interface Resolvable<ResolvedIborFuture>
        refData - the reference data to use when resolving
        the resolved instance
      • meta

        public static IborFuture.Meta meta()
        The meta-bean for IborFuture.
        the meta-bean, not null
      • builder

        public static IborFuture.Builder builder()
        Returns a builder used to create an instance of the bean.
        the builder, not null
      • metaBean

        public IborFuture.Meta metaBean()
        Specified by:
        metaBean in interface org.joda.beans.Bean
      • getSecurityId

        public SecurityId getSecurityId()
        Gets the security identifier.

        This identifier uniquely identifies the security within the system.

        Specified by:
        getSecurityId in interface SecuritizedProduct
        the value of the property, not null
      • getCurrency

        public Currency getCurrency()
        Gets the currency that the future is traded in, defaulted from the index if not set.
        Specified by:
        getCurrency in interface SecuritizedProduct
        the value of the property, not null
      • getNotional

        public double getNotional()
        Gets the notional amount.

        This is the full notional of the deposit, such as 1 million dollars. The notional expressed here must be positive. The currency of the notional is specified by currency.

        the value of the property
      • getAccrualFactor

        public double getAccrualFactor()
        Gets the accrual factor, defaulted from the index if not set.

        This is the year fraction of the contract, typically 0.25 for a 3 month deposit.

        When building, this will default to the number of months in the index divided by 12 if not specified. However, if the index is not month-based, no defaulting will occur.

        the value of the property
      • getLastTradeDate

        public LocalDate getLastTradeDate()
        Gets the last date of trading. This date is also the fixing date for the Ibor index. This is typically 2 business days before the IMM date (3rd Wednesday of the month).
        the value of the property, not null
      • getIndex

        public IborIndex getIndex()
        Gets the underlying Ibor index.

        The future is based on this index. It will be a well known market index such as 'USD-LIBOR-3M'.

        the value of the property, not null
      • getRounding

        public Rounding getRounding()
        Gets the definition of how to round the futures price, defaulted to no rounding.

        The price is represented in decimal form, not percentage form. As such, the decimal places expressed by the rounding refers to this decimal form. For example, the common market price of 99.7125 for a 0.2875% rate is represented as 0.997125 which has 6 decimal places.

        the value of the property, not null
      • toBuilder

        public IborFuture.Builder toBuilder()
        Returns a builder that allows this bean to be mutated.
        the mutable builder, not null
      • hashCode

        public int hashCode()
        hashCode in class Object