Futures Contracts – Futures Contracts are a class of financial derivatives that oblige the purchaser to pay for a certain commodity or security at a set price on a specified settlement (or delivery) date. Futures Trading – Futures trading involves the buying and selling of forward contracts specifying the amount, type and delivery date of […]
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The São Paulo Stock Exchange or BOVESPA is Brazil's only stock trade center as well as the largest stock exchange throughout Latin America. In fact, it accounts for almost 70% of the trade volume in the region. Brazil's stock exchange has a highly developed technological infrastructure. BOVESPA is a member of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), World Federation ...
The Options Clearing Corporation, commonly known by the abbreviation OCC, was established in 1973 to provide a secure and stable foundation for the blossoming trade in stock and other options as well as other financial derivatives such as commodity options, commodity futures and security futures. As indicated by its name, the OCC acts as a clearinghouse and a guarantor for these types of ...