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Options: All option contracts of the same class that also have the same unit of trade, expiration date, and exercise price. Stocks: shares that have common characteristics, such as rights to ownership and voting, dividends, or par value. In the case of many foreign shares, one series may be owned only by citizens of the country in which the stock is registered.

Option Series

All the option contracts of the same class on the same underlying security with the same strike price and expiration date that are traded on an exchange. For example, all call options on Stock X with strike price Y expiring on the last Friday in March make up one option series in the exchange on which they are traded. An option series is also simply called a series.


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Although there are costs involved in setting up mass serialisation systems, pharmaceutical companies and governments stand to benefit from a secure supply chain, improved product recall, brand protection, point of sale security, and improved service to pharmacists and patients.
With mass serialisation ready and accessible to make a difference now, the industry is running out of excuses for not facing up to their moral responsibilities and putting patients first," Calvert says.
Serialisation presents a worldwide challenge for the pharmaceutical industry and there is much uncertainty in community as to the exact international regulatory requirements surrounding serialisation.
SNP chief executive Mike Russell said the moves to silence Mr McConnell were appalling, and added: "The pressure Labour have exerted to stop this serialisation makes a mockery of their claims to support openness in government.
By becoming one of the first pharmaceutical companies to employ large-scale mass serialisation, AstraZeneca is leading the way" says Jim Rittenburg, Vice President of Healthcare and Life Sciences, Authentix.
Early results of the survey - which is still open - demonstrate that 2D Datamatrix is the serialisation method of choice currently being implemented in major countries and continents.
BRUSSELS, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Systech International(R), innovator of Packaging Execution Systems (PES), and Marchesini Group, leader in labeling technology, today announced that they are showcasing their integrated serialisation solution at Interpack in Dusseldorf.