\ˈe͡ɪʃən ˈɒpʃən], \ˈeɪʃən ˈɒpʃən], \ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n ˈɒ_p_ʃ_ə_n]\
Definitions of ASIAN OPTION
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A COMPLEX OPTION that grants the buyer a payoff based on the geometric or arithmetic MEAN price of the UNDERLYING reference over a predetermined averaging period (i.e., ASIAN TAIL). The payoff can be determined by applying the average path to the price of the underlying (AVERAGE PRICE OPTION) or the STRIKE PRICE (AVERAGE STRIKE OPTION). Also known as AVERAGE OPTION.
By Henry Campbell Black
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