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Turn to Chatham: Understanding derivative execution costs holistically


In our Turn to Chatham video series, Jackie Bowie provides exclusive insights into market developments shaping the U.K. and Europe.

In the complex world of derivatives, understanding the true cost involves more than just assessing opportunity costs. While the potential gains or losses from hedging versus not hedging are important, they are only part of the equation. Equally critical are the actual transaction costs incurred when entering derivative contracts. These costs, often hidden and not readily available, can significantly impact the overall cost effectiveness of a hedging strategy.

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