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Types of Derivatives

Derivatives Basics

Types of Derivatives

Exchange-Traded (ETD)

  • Contracts that are traded on derivatives exchanges.
  • Contracts traded are standardized as defined by the exchange.
  • Derivatives exchange acts as a counter-party to all contracts.

Over-the-Counter (OTC)

  • Contracts that are privately negotiated and traded directly between two parties.
  • OTC market is the largest market for derivatives.