In finance, an equity derivative is a class of derivatives whose value is at least partly derived from one or more underlying equity securities. Options and futures are by far the most common equity derivatives, however there are many other types of equity derivatives that are actively traded.
Famous quotes containing the words equity and/or derivative:
“If equity and human natural reason were allowed there would be no law, there would be no lawyers.”
—Christina Stead (19021983)
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—Wyndham Lewis (18821957)