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Index options

An index option is a financial derivative product. Acquiring an index call or put option gives the holder the right to buy (or sell) this index for a certain length of time agreed in advance. The option buyer pays a premium to purchase this right. There are two main types of options: call (or buy) options and put (or sale) options.

 

(Source: Ostrum Asset Management)

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On 3 April 2018, Natixis Asset Management became Ostrum Asset Management.