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    Derivatives in Financial Market Development Rangarajan K. Sundaram New York University (contact: rsundara@stern.nyu.edu) (contact: ) February 2013 Derivatives in Financial Market Development Rangarajan K. Sundaram Stern School of Business‚ New York University http://pages.stern.nyu.edu/ rsundara 13 September 2012 Contents Executive Summary ii 1 Introduction 2 2 The World Derivatives Market 2 2.1 Basic Derivative Instruments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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    ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- ASSIGNMENT ON DERIVATIVES ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- Presentation on Derivatives ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------- DERIVATIVES Definition: A derivative is a complicated financial contract that gets (derives) its value from an underlying asset. It is an agreement

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    Financial Derivatives Market in India This research study encompasses in its scope an analysis of historical roots of derivative trading‚ types of derivative products‚ regulation and policy developments‚ trend and growth‚ future prospects and challenges of derivative market in India. The study is organized into three sections. Section I deals with the concept‚ definition‚ features and types of financial derivatives. Section II has been devoted to a discussion of the growth of derivatives market

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    BASICS OF DERIVATIVES © Copyright 2002 India Infoline Ltd. All rights reserved. Regd. Off: 24‚ Nirlon Complex‚ Off W E Highway‚ Goregaon(E) Mumbai-400 063. Tel.: +(91 22) 685 0101/0505 Fax: 685 0585 BASICS OF DERIVATIVES CONTENTS FOREWORD ...................................................................................................................... 3 1.INTRODUCTION.......................................................................................................... 5 2. FUTURES

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    INTRODUCTION Financial Market A financial market is a broad term describing any marketplace where the buyers and sellers participate in the trade of assets such as equities‚ bonds‚ currencies and derivatives. Financial markets are typically defined by having transparent pricing‚ basic regulations on trading‚ costs and fees‚ and market forces determining the prices of securities that trade. Types of Financial Market Capital Market  Trader in instrument with an original maturity of more than

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  • Financial Derivatives

    Financial Derivatives Various Types and Pricing of Forward Contracts   Contents 1. Introduction.............................................................................................................................3 2.1 Futures...................................................................................................................................4 2.2 Options....................................................................................................................

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    Chapter 10* Derivatives – The Ultimate Financial Innovation Viral Acharya‚ Menachem Brenner‚ Robert Engle‚ Anthony Lynch and Matthew Richardson I. General Background and Cost-Benefit Analysis of Derivatives Derivatives are financial contracts whose value is derived from some underlying asset. These assets can include equities and equity indices‚ bonds‚ loans‚ interest rates‚ exchange rates‚ commodities‚ residential and commercial mortgages‚ and even catastrophes like earthquakes and hurricanes

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    Stock futures Stock futures are agreement to buy or sell a specified stock i.e. Equity share of a specified company in the future at a specified price. An investor who is interested in purchasing a share may buy the share in stock exchanges for cash. These agreements are transacted through future exchange with the help of brokers. The terms of the agreement are specified and standardized by the exchange to facilitate funding. A stock future contract may be settled on the prescribed delivery date

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  • Importance of Derivatives

    DERIVATIVES During the crisis‚ derivatives were heavily used in the entire financial system which may seem to mitigate the effects by transferring risks from one party to another. The video “Crisis of Credit Visualized” helped me understand how the financial system worked as a whole connected from home owners‚ to brokers‚ to lenders‚ to bankers‚ to investors and many other financial institutions. Apparently‚ most of the people do not understand how derivatives work since it’s quite complicated

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  • Contracts Derivatives

    Why do they call these contracts derivatives? Where is the optionality in these contracts? Weather derivatives structures commonly used are: i) cap - a call option; ii) Floor - a put option; iii) Collar - a put and a call option‚ usually with little or no premium; iv) Swap - a derivative with a profit and loss profile of a futures contract v) Digital option - an option that pays either a predetermined amount if acertain temperature or degree day level is reached‚ or nothing at all in other

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