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Financial instruments

Financial instruments package financial capital in readily tradeable forms - they do not exist outside the context of the financial markets[?]. Their diversity of forms mirrors the diversity of risk that they manage.

Typical instruments:

  • stocks
  • bonds
  • swaps
  • options
  • futures
  • complex derivatives (of the above)

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