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Derivatives and Risk Management by Ranganatham Ranganatham, Madhumathi Madhumathi

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chapter 2

Derivative Markets

Learning Objectives

After reading this chapter, you will be able to

  • Identify the characteristics of different markets where derivative instruments are traded
  • Recognize different types of contracts, terms and conditions for trade in different markets
  • Identify different types of market-related risks
Chapter Outline

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Development of derivative markets

2.3 Derivative markets in India

2.4 Derivative market structure

2.5 Derivative segment in markets

2.6 Trading functions and mechanisms in the derivative market

2.7 Clearing mechanism in the derivative market

2.8 Risk mitigation in the derivative market

2.9 Desired characteristics of a derivative market

2.10 Effectiveness of derivative exchange

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