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/*! \file floatingratecoupon.hpp
    \brief Coupon paying a variable rate

#ifndef quantlib_floating_rate_coupon_hpp
#define quantlib_floating_rate_coupon_hpp

#include <ql/CashFlows/coupon.hpp>
#include <ql/Utilities/null.hpp>

namespace QuantLib {

    //! %Coupon paying a variable rate
    /*! \warning This class does not perform any date adjustment,
                 i.e., the start and end date passed upon construction
                 should be already rolled to a business day.
00037     class FloatingRateCoupon : public Coupon {
        FloatingRateCoupon(Real nominal, const Date& paymentDate,
                           const Date& startDate, const Date& endDate,
                           Integer fixingDays, Spread spread = 0.0,
                           const Date& refPeriodStart = Date(),
                           const Date& refPeriodEnd = Date());
        //! \name Coupon interface
        Rate rate() const;
        Real accruedAmount(const Date&) const;
        //! \name Inspectors
        //! fixing days
        Integer fixingDays() const;
        //! spread paid over the fixing of the underlying index
        virtual Spread spread() const;
        //! fixing of the underlying index
        virtual Rate indexFixing() const = 0;
        //! fixing date
        virtual Date fixingDate() const = 0;
        //! \name Visitability
        virtual void accept(AcyclicVisitor&);
        //! convexity adjustment for the given index fixing
        virtual Rate convexityAdjustment(Rate fixing) const;
        Integer fixingDays_;
        Spread spread_;

    // inline definitions

    inline FloatingRateCoupon::FloatingRateCoupon(
                         Real nominal, const Date& paymentDate,
                         const Date& startDate, const Date& endDate,
                         Integer fixingDays, Spread spread,
                         const Date& refPeriodStart, const Date& refPeriodEnd)
    : Coupon(nominal, paymentDate,
             startDate, endDate, refPeriodStart, refPeriodEnd),
      fixingDays_(fixingDays), spread_(spread) {}

00083     inline Rate FloatingRateCoupon::rate() const {
        Rate f = indexFixing();
        return f + convexityAdjustment(f) + spread();

00088     inline Real FloatingRateCoupon::accruedAmount(const Date& d) const {
        if (d <= accrualStartDate_ || d > paymentDate_) {
            return 0.0;
        } else {
            return nominal() * rate() *

00100     inline Integer FloatingRateCoupon::fixingDays() const {
        return fixingDays_;

00104     inline Spread FloatingRateCoupon::spread() const {
        return spread_;

00108     inline Rate FloatingRateCoupon::convexityAdjustment(Rate) const {
        return 0.0;

    inline void FloatingRateCoupon::accept(AcyclicVisitor& v) {
        Visitor<FloatingRateCoupon>* v1 =
        if (v1 != 0)



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