Derivatives definition

Derivatives means any exchange-traded or over-the-counter (i) forward, future, option, swap, cap, collar, floor, foreign exchange contract, any combination thereof, whether for physical delivery or cash settlement, relating to any interest rate, interest rate index, currency, currency exchange rate, currency exchange rate index, debt instrument, debt price, debt index, depository instrument, depository price, depository index, equity instrument, equity price, equity index, commodity, commodity price or commodity index, (ii) any similar transaction, contract, instrument, undertaking or security, or (iii) any transaction, contract, instrument, undertaking or security containing any of the foregoing.
Derivatives means: (a) for copyrightable or copyrighted material, any translation, abridgement, revision or other form in which an existing work may be recast, transformed or adapted; (b) for patentable or patented material, any improvement thereon; and (c) for material which is protected by trade secret, any new material derived from such existing trade secret material, including new material which may be protected by copyright, patent and/or trade secret.

Examples of Derivatives in a sentence

  • Derivatives are also categorised as held for trading unless they are designated as hedges.

  • For the purposes of this subparagraph (i), ISDA Rate for an Interest Period means a rate equal to the Floating Rate that would be determined by the Agent under an interest rate swap transaction if the Agent were acting as Calculation Agent for that swap transaction under the terms of an agreement incorporating the 2006 ISDA Definitions, as published by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc.

  • Derivatives are carried as financial assets when the fair value is positive and as financial liabilities when the fair value is negative.

  • For the purposes of this sub-paragraph (A), "ISDA Rate" for an Interest Period means a rate equal to the Floating Rate that would be determined by the Agent under an interest rate swap transaction if the Agent were acting as Calculation Agent for that swap transaction under the terms of an agreement incorporating the 2006 ISDA Definitions, as published by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc.

  • It adds certainty to the returns without sacrificing liquidity.IllustrationThe following are illustrations how derivatives work:Basic Structure of an Interest Rate Swap Counter Party 2 Counter Party 1🡪 Floating Interest Rate🡨 Fixed Interest RateIn the above illustration, Basic Details: Fixed to floating swap Notional Amount: Rs. 5 CroresBenchmark: NSE MIBORDeal Tenor: 3 months (say 91 days)Documentation: International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA).


More Definitions of Derivatives

Derivatives means derivatives as defined in Article 2(1)(29) of Regulation (EU) No 600/2014;
Derivatives means a financial instrument that “derives” its value from the performance of an underlying asset, index or other investment.
Derivatives means any options, warrants, convertible securities or other rights, agreements, arrangements or commitments of any character relating to the Equity Securities of a Person or obligating such Person to issue or sell any of its Equity Securities.
Derivatives means those financial instruments defined in paragraph 9(c) and referred to in Annex I Section C (4) to (10) of Directive [new MiFID];