Contract Specifications on Derivatives Exchanges

Contract Specifications on Derivatives Exchanges

In the second video of Abullas Derivatives Exchanges series, we will cover some of the contract specifications of derivatives, including Tick Size, Tick Value and the different delivery methods.
Overview

Exchange based futures and options are tradable instruments. The contract specification is the key tool that standardises and makes contracts fungible and therefore tradeable. Tradeability attracts market participants such as speculators and hedgers, which provides liquidity to the markets.

Key learning objectives:

  • What are Derivatives Exchanges?

  • What are the advantages of having Derivatives Exchanges?

  • What are the key components of contract specifications?

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Abdulla Javeri

Abdulla Javeri

Abdulla’s career in the financial markets started in 1990 when he entered the trading floor of the London International Financial Futures Exchange, LIFFE, and qualified as a pit trader in equity and equity index options. In 1996, Abdulla became a trainer for regulatory qualifications and then for non-exam courses, primarily covering all major financial products.

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