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AVERAGE PRICE OPTION Definition & Legal Meaning

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A COMPLEX OPTION that grants the buyer a payoff equal to the difference between an average price on an UNDERLYING market reference and a predefined STRIKE PRICE. See also ASIAN OPTION, AVERAGE STRIKE OPTION.AVERAGE STRIKE OPTION A COMPLEX OPTION that grants the A25 buyer a payoff equal to the difference between an average STRIKE PRICE and the terminal value of the UNDERLYING market reference. See also ASIAN OPTION, AVERAGE PRICE OPTION.AVERAGE UP A strategy of buying additional securities at increasing prices, thereby raising the average cost of the entire position. See also AVERAGE DOWN.

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