- An option with a strike price that is equal, or approximately equal, to the current market price of the underlying futures contract. Chicago Board of Trade glossary————( ATM option)The option with the exercise price closest to the current price of the underlying instrument. LIFFE
* * *at-the-money option UK US noun [C] STOCK MARKET► an option (= right to buy or sell shares, etc.) that has no value because shares can be bought or sold at their present price: »
By definition, all at-the-money and out-of-the-money options have intrinsic values of zero.
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