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Write

Sell an option. Applies to derivative products.
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Write

To originate and sell an option contract. The writer of an option contract must sell (in a call) or buy (in a put) the underlying asset of the contract if the holder exercises the option.
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UniCredit wrote down goodwill on assets in its home market, eastern Europe and former Soviet Union countries in its third- quarter earnings report this week, though it didn't tie the charge to any specific deals among the $60 billion of acquisitions it made from 2005 to 2008.
The group's net profit tumbled to EUR60.7m (USD82.5m) in the period as it wrote down EUR80m in Greek bonds and EUR52m in fair value of investments.
Those who wrote down the points discussed after the meeting tended to find the feedback very useful.