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The Swiss DOTS universe comprises over 90’000 derivatives with various underlyings including equities, indices, ETFs, currency pairs and commodities. Choose from:
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Basics of warrants
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Creating value in the double‑digit percentage range while simultaneously keeping fluctuations in value under control is a difficult exercise. We show you how to find these hidden gems and the products on Swiss DOTS you can use to implement them.
As the stock markets are not a one‑way street, it makes sense for investors to use hedging instruments from time to time to protect themselves against an expected fall in prices.
Against all odds, Swiss DOTS and their five participating issuers have found a place in the Swiss leveraged products market and firmly established themselves there. More than 90'000 derivatives products can be efficiently traded at affordable prices via the platform.
Numerous issuers offer structured products on Swissquote’s trading platform, and are responsible for pricing their products. Find out how they work.
This term has been back in the headlines ever since shares in GameStop, a US retailer of video games and gaming merchandise, experienced a spectacular rise in prices at the start of 2021.
Equity markets are highly unpredictable.
On 26 April 1973, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) launched the listed options market in a small smoky room off the trading floor at the Chicago Board of Trade.
However, the market in options and similar products began well before 1973.
If you understood the concept of an option, you should be able to quickly get to grips with warrants — at least if, like me, you were asked to explain them. All you’d need to do is reread the definition of an option, make a few technical and administrative adjustments, and there you go: job done!
A mini‑future is the offspring of a standard futures contract. In comparison to its parent, the future, the mini‑future is a recent creation, and has gradually become more widely used among a broader investor base.
What is a future? A future is an agreement to buy or sell...
While factor certificates are considered to be among the riskiest financial instruments, they are also a favourite of traders looking to trade on a daily basis and seeking thrills and yield.
The Swissquote DOTS universe clearly contains a variety of financial products.
The first four episodes explore various products in the DOTS range. Let’s now look at how an investor or speculator might use them.
DOTS products are financial products dreamed up by their creators. These individuals are the real market‑makers for this type of instrument.
Some eight years after its launch, this over‑the‑counter trading platform has found is firmly established in the Swiss structured product market. The five participating issuers now offer over 90,000 derivative products.
Suitable for speculation or hedging, this product type enables a leverage effect compared to its underlying product with a low capital outlay. The risk of total loss is limited to the capital outlay.
Knock‑out warrants are categorised as leveraged...
In Switzerland, listed mini‑futures vie with knock‑out warrants for second place behind warrants, the undisputed leader, when it comes to the monthly trading volume in leveraged products. Mini‑futures enable investors to participate, using leverage, in the price development of...
Constant leverage certificates have been available in Switzerland since 2012. They offer above‑average profit potential when prices fluctuate significantly, thanks to their constant leverage. Factor certificates, as they were originally called...
Warrants are the most popular and top‑selling leveraged product by some distance. Their simple form and the lack of specific construction mechanisms are their two biggest assets.
A warrant is the securitised form of a plain vanilla...
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