Derivative products are contracts which are traded on a continuous basis in a regulated market and through which investors depict their future expectations for the value of an underlying asset or index. The price of the derivative product is directly related to the progress in prices of other primary products. Thus, derivative products refer to stocks, stock indices, bonds, currencies or commodities. Internationally, the most popular derivative products which are traded in regulated markets are futures and options.
In general, today, the following products are traded in the ATHEX regulated derivatives market:
- Index Futures on MSCI Greece Rebased Index
- Index Futures on FTSE/ATHEX Large Cap Index
- Single Stock Futures on Stocks of Main Market
Repos contracts against ATHEX Clear or on another bilateral basis on:
- stocks which fall under the General segment of the ATHEX securities market and comprise a derivatives' underlying security
- constituents stocks of an index which comprise a derivatives' underlying security
- stocks, for which market making is realized or is going to be realized
- ETF units.