Derivatives are financial contracts whose value derives from the value of another underlying instrument. Usually these underlying instruments are other traded assets, indexes or rates. Derivatives can be used for both investment and hedging purposes.
Some derivatives are traded on international exchanges however most of the derivative trading happens in the over-the-counter (OTC) market. Most common derivatives include contracts such as futures, forwards, options and swaps; however a plethora of various other derivative products can be found in the market which contains variations of the aforementioned contracts as well as other more complex and exotic instruments.
We offer a variety of derivative instruments including:
Exchange traded Derivatives
These include Futures & Options on equities, indices, rates and commodities traded in major exchanges in Europe and in the US.
OTC traded Derivatives
Customised OTC derivative contracts including Forwards, Options and Swaps on a wide range of asset classes such as foreign exchange, equities, interest rates and commodities.