Exchange Traded Options for Institutional investors
Exchange Traded Options (ETOs) provide fund managers and other institutional investors with existing equity portfolios the potential to reduce risk, generate extra income, reduce market impact costs and manage capital gains implications.
A felxible, secure and offsetting clearing service tailored for buy-side customers as an alternative to over-the-counter (OTC) options
Buy-Write Encyclopaedia (August 2012) PDF 12.8MB
A study that examines the investment performance of passive and active implementations of a buy-write strategy over the top 30 stock in the market
Institutional options booklets
The ASX guides to options usage for professionals.
SPI V XJO EFPs (PDF 132KB)
Further information about trading processes, trading hours and margins for the ETO market.
SEC 'No Action' Relief Granted
The Securities & Exchange Commission in the United States (SEC) has granted 'No Action' Relief in relation to ASX equity and index options enabling registered broker-dealers and large financial institutions in the US to deal in ASX Exchange Traded Options.
Product information, academic research and strategy examples proving options can add value to equity portfolios
Options Industry Council Corner
Research sponsored by the United States Options Industry Council
The Options Industry Council (OIC) was created as a non profit organization to increase awareness, knowledge and responsible usage of exchange-listed equity options among retail investors, their financial advisors and institutional investors. Today, its sponsors include BATS Options, the Boston Options Exchange, the Chicago Board Options Exchange, the International Securities Exchange, NASDAQ OMX PHLX, NASDAQ Options Market, NYSE Amex, NYSE Arca and The Options Clearing Corporation.
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The usage, practices, products or services referred to in the OIC Licensed Content may not accurately reflect the usage, practices, products or services of ASX.