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Call option

An option contract that gives its holder the right (but not the obligation) to purchase a specified number of shares of the underlying stock at the given strike price, on or before the expiration date of the contract.

Call option

A clause in a loan agreement that allows a lender to ask for the balance at any time.

Call option

An option which gives the holder the right but not the obligation to purchase a stated quantity of the underlying instrument (for example shares, indices, commodities etc) at a specified price on or before a given date.



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