Derivative Market

Derivative Market

The market for the sale of futures, forwards, options, and other securities except for regular stocks and bonds. Derivatives may be traded on an exchange or over-the-counter. Derivatives are often traded as speculative investments or to reduce the risk of one's other positions. Prominent derivative exchange includes the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and Euronext LIFFE.
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Negligible product customization is anticipated to negatively impact the starch derivative market.
This kind of information hasn't attracted investors to the derivative market, which has thrived in UK but lags in the US.
BISYS Alternative Investment Services, a leading global provider of administrative, accounting and tax services for the hedge fund and private equity industry, today announced a new strategic partnership with T-Zero, a credit derivative market leader in trade affirmation.
In a follow-up forum, panelists from four different service providers in the OTC derivative market space zeroed in on solutions to accommodate exploding volumes.
The IPOs for both Eastern Major League Lacrosse and the Eastern Canada Professional Soccer League are a welcome addition to the sports derivative market," said Chris Rabalais, CEO of AllSportsMarket.
NASDAQ:GFIG), a leading broker of derivatives and related securities, has selected CB Richard Ellis (NYSE:CBG) to assist GFI in the development of a derivative market based on commercial property in Europe.
NEW YORK & LONDON -- The single name credit derivative market has expanded rapidly over the last few years, coinciding with a dramatic improvement in credit fundamentals since end of 2002.
However, derivatives markets can also lead to excessive and opaque risk taking which may result in systemic risk, especially so in context of Over the Counter (OTC) derivative markets.
Where commodity derivative markets exist and market authorities were yet to be fully compliant, many of those market authorities had identified initiatives aimed at achieving full compliance over time.
The move comes as part of a restructuring under which Doug Howland and Kester Ng will be promoted to joint heads of equity capital and derivative markets for the Asia Pacific region at JP Morgan.
In a letter to the Financial Stability Board and other policy organizations, WFE encouraged global standard setting bodies to demonstrate continued support for the G20 commitments to bring greater transparency and central clearing to derivative markets by ensuring that the costs of ETD markets are not unnecessarily increased.