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Financial instruments

Instruments used as performance/risk measures in financial fields.

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price value of a basis point

Financial services; Financial instruments

Price Value of a Basis Point or PVBP is also known as the "value of a basis point" (VBP) or "basis point value" (BPV). A measure used to describe how a basis point change in yield affects the price ...

asian option

Financial services; Financial instruments

An option whose payoff is determined by the average underlying price over some pre-set period of time. Also known as an average option.

osthedge

Financial services; Financial instruments

A passive investment strategy, which automatically creates a hedge that helps limit losses without constant supervision. This automatic 'option' position is put into place through the utilization of ...

interest rate

Financial services; Financial instruments

The percentage that a borrower must pay as a price for borrowing money. An interest rate is the rate at which interest is paid by borrowers for the use of money that they borrow from a lender.

security

Financial services; Financial instruments

A tradable asset of any kind: debt securities, equity securities and derivative contracts.

bond

Financial services; Financial instruments

A debt investment in which an investor loans money to an entity (corporate or governmental) that borrows the funds for a defined period of time at a fixed interest rate.

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