As one of the leading financial hubs in Asia, Singapore has seen a significant increase in options trading over the past decade. With its open and stable economy, it is no wonder that investors are attracted to this market. However, when it comes to options trading, many factors can impact prices. One such aspect is implied volatility.
Implied volatility refers to the expected volatility of a stock’s price over the life of an options contract. It is a critical component in determining the prices of options, and any changes in implied volatility can have a significant impact on option prices. This article will discuss the effects implied volatility has on options prices in Singapore.
When the implied volatility of a stock increases, there is an expectation of more significant price fluctuations in the future. This increased risk leads to higher demand for …Read more