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Equity Options on Euronext

NYSE Liffe Stock Options, Equity Options, Central Order Book, Bclear Wholesale Service, PBTS, Amsterdam, London, Paris, BrusselsEquity or stock options provide exposure to the underlying security. The value of an equity option fluctuates based on movements in the value of the underlying shares. Euronext lists options on numerous leading European companies via its central order book.

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Growth in the equity options market has been significant in recent years as more investors use options to enhance their equity portfolios.

Benefits of Equity Options

Equity option holders have the right, but not the obligation, to buy (call) or sell (put) the underlying value at a pre-agreed price within a certain period or on a specific date.

Equity options are primarily an efficient risk management tool. However, they offer a number of other advantages. With equity options you can:

  • Leverage profit opportunities: when the market rises (or falls), the percentage gains (or losses) exceed the rises (or falls) in the underlying shares;
  • Lock in a pre-determined sale price for their shares;
  • Protect stock holdings from a decline in market price;
  • Generate extra income;
  • Benefit from a stock price rise without incurring the cost of buying the stock outright.