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shares) of NCI when the NCI offer these interests for sale. Frequently, the right of the NCI accountong be exercised at a fixed date in the future, after which it lapses. From the perspective of the company that extends this right, it Technically, a derivative is simply an asset whose value is dependent on the value of something else, an underlying asset. A forward contract to buy Euro to fund a summer holiday to Europe will, by the time the holiday arrives, have been either a winning or a losing bet.
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