Listed on NYSE Arca and traded like shares, certificates offer profit potential, with possible control over maximum loss.
What Are Certificates?
Certificates are exchange-traded securities issued by banks. The terms of their repayment at maturity are generally known—and guaranteed—when they are issued.
Certificates give investors means to trade a share or to diversify their exposure across an index or sector. They are issued by banks and have settlement terms on expiry that are known at the time of issue. There are several types of product, each with a specific investment and risk profile.
Segmentation By Exposure And Behavior
NYSE Arca's listed certificates offer a wide range of features that gamut from total protection of capital to highly volatile, highly leveraged products.
Due to the wide variety of asset classes, sectors and geographical regions to which they provide access certificates enable investors to add diversity to an existing portfolio.
Certificates provide access to a growing number of underlying assets, which can be broken down into six major asset classes:
Certificates can be bought and sold via a financial intermediary in the same way as shares or exchange-traded funds (ETFs). Orders are placed through NYSE Arca's electronic order book.
Pricing certificates through intrinsic value and time value impact:
Investors can screen products according to risk level, issuer or underlying asset using our online filter. For more specific product information, please contact the issuer directly.