Derivatives

Derivatives are investment instruments such as futures and options whose value depends on the price movements of an underlying investment such as a share or currency. Hence, they are 'derived' from these underlying investment.

derivatives

Generic name for financial products which are derived from other financial products. The most common are options, futures and swaps.

Derivatives

Financial instruments or arrangements that derive their value from some underlying stock, bond, commodity or other asset. Futures, swaps, some forwards, options and warrants, and certain mortgage-backed securities are the most common derivative forms.
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Derivatives

A general term for futures and options.
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Derivatives

Derivatives are the collective term applied to certain types of financial instruments such as future contracts, swaps and options. They represent contracts between two parties and their value depends on the price of some other assets.
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Derivatives

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Derivatives

A security, the value of which depends on the value of another security. Used to either hedge risks or for speculative investments....more on Derivatives
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derivatives

Financial instruments that gives the investor the option to buy or sell an asset. Derivatives include futures and options contracts. Futures contracts require delivery of a commodity or currency at a specified date. Options entitle the holder to buy or sell shares or commodities at a fixed price within a given period of time
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derivatives

Asset or security whose value depends on a contractual relationship to another, eg a future and option.
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derivatives

securities whose value is derived from the some other time-varying quantity. Usually that other quantity is the price of some other asset such as bonds, stocks, currencies, or commodities. It could also be an index, or the temperature. Derivatives were created to support an insurance market against fluctuations. Contexts: finance
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Derivatives

- Financial instruments whose value varies with the value of an underlying asset (such as a stock, BOND, commodity or currency) or index such as interest rates. Financial instruments whose characteristics and value depend on the characterization of an underlying instrument or asset.
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derivatives

Derivatives have their place in the realm of advanced investing but they should not remain a mystery to the investors. The derivative derives its value from the values of other financial instruments. The stock option derives its value from a stock and therefore, it is considered a derivative. In the same way, a swap is also a derivative due to the ...
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DERIVATIVES

Financial products whose price is derived from another product.
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Derivatives

Generic term originating from the financial sector for all contracts related to an underlying security or commodity, whether or not they are traded on a futures exchange.
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Derivatives

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Derivatives

Generic term originating from the financial sector for all contracts related to an underlying security or commodity, whether or not they are traded on a futures exchange.
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