The grantor, issuer or seller of an option contract. A writer of an options contract will either sell the option having a position in the underlying asset or security, or sell the option naked, that is without a position in the underlying asset. In forex, a trader might write options against an existing forex position as a Hedging measure.
Browse by Subjects
See All Related Terms »
Euro certificate of deposit (Euro CD)
American Psychological Association (APA):
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Modern Language Association (MLA):