physical option

Physical option

An option whose underlying security is a physical commodity that is not stock or futures. The physical commodity itself (a currency, treasury debt issue, commodity) - underlies that option contract. See also index option.
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Physical Option

An option contract on an asset that is an actual thing, as opposed to a stock or futures contract. Examples of underlying assets for physical options include commodities, currencies, and U.S. Treasury securities. Other than this feature, physical options are identical to other option contracts and can be used in a variety of option strategies.
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physical option

An option on a physical commodity, such as a currency, commodity, or U.S. Treasury debt, rather than on stock or futures.
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Rodgers said in the summer Celtic wouldn't let Moussa Dembele go without replacing him and if they'd had that physical option they could have beaten Rangers' high press by knocking balls into him as he can hold it in and get the team up the pitch.
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And he also gives Wenger a physical option at the sharp end.
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