Answered By: Bobray Bordelon
Last Updated: Jun 30, 2023     Views: 335

This spread is used as a health measure on banks.  The following piece from the St. Louis Fed details how this spread is used. - the following description is from the St. Louis Fed article. 

"The term Libor-OIS spread is assumed to be a measure of the health of banks because it reflects what banks believe is the risk of default associated with lending to other banks" 

For the the 3-month LIBOR and the overnight index swap (OIS) rate use LOIS <go> on Bloomberg. 

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