What is EQUITY DERIVATIVE?

An EXCHANGETRADED DERIVATIVE or OVERTHECOUNTER DERIVATIVE with an UNDERLYING reference based on COMMON STOCKS, BASKETS, and market indexes. An equity derivative can be structured as an equity OPTION, equity FUTURE, equity forward, EQUITY CALL SWAP, EQUITY INDEX SWAP, EQUITY PUT SWAP, or EQUITY WARRANT. See also COMMODITY DERIVATIVE, CREDIT DERIVATIVE, CURRENCY DERIVATIVE, INTEREST RATE DERIVATIVE.

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