BQLearning - F&O Series: What Is A Forward Contract
BQLearning is a special show that seeks to demystify financial markets, economic theories, legal processes and political structures.
In this series we explain how the most commonly used derivatives - futures and options, work in equity markets, the advantages they offer and the risks associated with them.
What Is A Forward Contract?
A forward contract is not the most common instrument used in equity markets today but it helps us understand a futures contract better. A futures contract is a modified and standardised forward contract, originally used to protect oneself against financial loss or other adverse circumstances.
This video explains a forward contract and its importance in the market place.