CFA Practice Question

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CFA Practice Question

The overnight repurchase rate for special collateral is 5.50%. For a dealer seeking financing using general collateral, the repurchase rate agreed to ______.

A. will be greater than 5.5%
B. will be equal to or less than 5.5%
C. The dealer will not be able to borrow using general collateral.
Correct Answer: A

Because general collateral is not desirable beyond its purpose as collateral for the repurchase agreement, lenders will require higher repurchase rates to lend to borrowers in possession of general collateral.

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khalifa92 special collateral -> high demand -> high liquidity -> lower repo rate -> lower repo margin
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