Education Series

Education Series on Derivative Contracts

Stock Futures:

Stock Futures or equity futures can be defined as future contracts in which the underlying asset is an individual share. As mentioned earlier, the holder of such a contract is eligible to purchase a certain quantity of the equity in question on a future date at the mutually agreed price.

For the time being, stock futures have been introduced in 31 shares in the Indian equity market. The list is the same as the stocks on which option trading facilities are available.