Options & Warrants
PhillipCapital provides a derivatives service for clients, allowing the opportunity to take advantage of more sophisticated market products.
Due to the potentially high risk nature of derivatives, it is important that any potential investor speaks with their adviser prior to trading derivatives.
Reasons for considering derivatives
- Increase income on a portfolio through selling premiums
- Protect a portfolio (hedging) to reduce risk from a highly volatile period in the market
- Gain a leveraged position into a top ASX listed company
- Trade movements on an index
- Lock in a purchase or sale price now and decide later for a fraction of the cost.
- ASX Understanding Options brochure
- Introduction to Options
- Covered Calls
- Protective Puts
- Selling Puts