Binary option


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Binary option

An option where the payoff is a fixed amount of an asset or nothing at all.

Binary Option

An option contract in which the payoff is some set price or nothing. For example, suppose the strike price on a binary option is $100 and the payoff is $250. If the underlying asset is above $100 when the option is exercised, one receives $250. Otherwise, one does not receive anything. A binary option is also called an all-or-nothing option. See also: Exotic option.
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ASIC has released a consultation paper Product intervention: OTC binary options and CFDs (CP 322) on proposals to use its product intervention power to address significant detriment to retail clients resulting from over-the-counter (OTC) binary options and CFDs.
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