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Equity Forward, Single Name

Trade Type: EquityForward
Trade Components: None

An Equity Forward contract is an agreement between two counterparties to buy/sell a set number of shares of a single name equity or an equity index, at a predetermined strike price, at the end of the contract. An equity forward does not involve any upfront payment, does not pay dividends, and settlement is cash.

This example is an equity forward to buy (long position) Lufthansa stock.

Equity Forward, Index

Trade Type: EquityForward
Trade Components: None

An Equity Forward contract is an agreement between two counterparties to buy/sell a set number of shares of a single name equity or an equity index, at a predetermined strike price, at the end of the contract. An equity forward does not involve any upfront payment, does not pay dividends, and settlement is cash.

This example is an equity forward to sell (short position) the S&P index.