Single Stock Future - SSF


DEFINITION of 'Single Stock Future - SSF'

A futures contract with an underlying of one particular stock, usually in batches of 100. No transmission of share rights or dividends occur.

BREAKING DOWN 'Single Stock Future - SSF'

Behaving exactly like a futures contract, an SSFs give investors increased capabilities to leverage themselves within the market. Additionally, these products, unlike most options, can be traded on margin.

  1. Dividend

    A distribution of a portion of a company's earnings, decided ...
  2. Margin

    1. Borrowed money that is used to purchase securities. This practice ...
  3. Option

    A financial derivative that represents a contract sold by one ...
  4. Leverage

    1. The use of various financial instruments or borrowed capital, ...
  5. Futures Contract

    A contractual agreement, generally made on the trading floor ...
  6. Underlying

    1. In derivatives, the security that must be delivered when a ...
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