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Portfolio insurance

• A strategy using a leveraged portfolio in the underlying stock to create a synthetic put option. The strategy's goal is to ensure that the value of the portfolio does not fall below a certain level.

• Is a form of hedging equity products, although others include credit instruments as well. Sometimes, this process is called dynamic hedging because it requires quick adjustments in the hedge. Initially, futures were used at various stop points to serve as synthetic put options. However, rapid and abrupt price moves can cause serious imbalances in the hedging mix.

 
 

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