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/*! \file iborindex.hpp
    \brief base class for Inter-Bank-Offered-Rate indexes

#ifndef quantlib_ibor_index_hpp
#define quantlib_ibor_index_hpp

#include <ql/yieldtermstructure.hpp>
#include <ql/indexes/interestrateindex.hpp>

namespace QuantLib {

    //! base class for Inter-Bank-Offered-Rate indexes (e.g. %Libor, etc.)
    /*! \todo add methods returning InterestRate */
00035     class IborIndex : public InterestRateIndex {
        IborIndex(const std::string& familyName,
                  const Period& tenor,
                  Natural settlementDays,
                  const Currency& currency,
                  const Calendar& fixingCalendar,
                  BusinessDayConvention convention,
                  bool endOfMonth,
                  const DayCounter& dayCounter,
                  const Handle<YieldTermStructure>& h =
        //! \name InterestRateIndex interface
        Rate forecastFixing(const Date& fixingDate) const;
        Handle<YieldTermStructure> termStructure() const;
        //! \name Inspectors
        BusinessDayConvention businessDayConvention() const;
        bool endOfMonth() const { return endOfMonth_; }
        //! \name Date calculations
        Date maturityDate(const Date& valueDate) const;
        // @}
        BusinessDayConvention convention_;
        Handle<YieldTermStructure> termStructure_;
        bool endOfMonth_;

    // inline definitions

    inline BusinessDayConvention IborIndex::businessDayConvention() const {
        return convention_;

    inline Handle<YieldTermStructure> IborIndex::termStructure() const {
        return termStructure_;



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