- Option that may be exercised only at the expiration date. Related: american option. The New York Times Financial Glossary————An option that the holder can exercise only on the expiration date.————option that may be exercised only at the expiration date. Related: American option. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary————An option that can be exercised only on its expiration date rather than before that date. Exchange Handbook Glossary————An option which is only exercisable at expiry. LIFFE
* * *European option European option ➔ option
* * *An option that the holder can exercise only on the expiry date.
* * *European option UK US noun [C] (also European-style option) FINANCE► an option (= the right to buy or sell shares, bonds, or currencies for a fixed price on a particular date) that can only be traded on the day it ends and at the price given on that day
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