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INTRODUCTION
 What is Euro Market ?
-The market that includes all of the European Union member countries - many of which use the same currency, the euro.
- All tariffs between Euromarket member countries have been abolished, and import duties from all non-member countries have been fixed for all of the member countries. - The Euromarket also has one central bank for all of the member countries,the European Central Bank.

. allowing for more efficient trade and the centralization of monetary policy through the ECB. through the money market or eurocurrency. eurocredit and eurobonds.  The Euromarket is considered a major finance source for international trade.EXPLAINATION  The Euromarket is a large single market comprised of all member countries.

EUROPE STOCK INDEXES  Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50  FTSEurofirst 300 Index  OMX Baltic Index  OMX Nordic 40  S&P Europe 350 .

Europe's leading Blue-chip index for the Eurozone. Portugal and Spain .Dow Jones Euro Stoxx 50  The EURO STOXX 50 Index. Greece. Belgium. France. Ireland. Finland. Germany. provides a Blue-chip representation of supersector leaders in the Eurozone. Italy. the Netherlands.  The index covers 50 stocks from 12 Eurozone countries: Austria. Luxembourg.

. and structured products worldwide. Futures and Options. The EURO STOXX 50 Index is licensed to financial institutions to serve as underlying for a wide range of investment products such as Exchange Traded Funds (ETF).

16 (01 Jun 2012) .80 (30 Jan 2013)  52 week low 2050.2600.89 (09:00)  52 week high 2754.OVERVIEW  Symbol SX5E  Dissemination period09:00 .18:00 CET  Last value .02  Daily low 2573.56 (11:56)  Daily high 2619.

It measures the performance of Europe's largest 300 companies by market capitalization. FT/S&P-AWI Europeand covers 70% of Europe's market cap. .  It closely tracks the benchmark index. 1985. The index was developed with a base dateof December 31.FTSEurofirst 300 INDEX  The FTSEurofirst 300 Index is a capitalization- weighted price index which uses free-float.

market value-weighted index of the 40 most-traded stock classes of shares in Copenhagen. Latvia and Lithuania  OMX Nordic 40 .  S&P Europe 350 . Reykjavik and Stockholm.free float market cap weighted index.OTHER INDEXES  OMX Baltic Index . Covers at least 70% of European equity market capitalization .covers stock exchanges in Estonia. Helsinki.

ECMI – EUROPEAN CAPITAL MARKETS INSTITUTE  An independent research institution that strives to spread information pertaining to European markets. .  The ECMI is managed by the Centre For European Policy Studies.  The ECMI's main goals are to instigate discussions and debates on the subject of the European markets and to be a major contributor in the discussions on behalf of the research conducted at the Institute.

. is one of two options exercise styles in options trading. or European Option.  The other being the American Style Option.EUROPEAN STYLE OPTIONS  European Style Option. The main difference between European Style Options and American Style Options is the fact that European Style Options can only be exercised during expiration while American Style Options can be exercised at anytime prior to expiration.

due to this difference. European style options are cheaper than American style options due to the lack of flexibility in exercising. . Generally. the pricing method of European Style options and American Style options are also different. Consequently.

they can be sold at any time prior to expiration (or rather by 1 day before expiration) in order to take profit or stop loss .  However. European style options are AUTOMATICALLY exercised upon expiration if they are in the money at that point in time which makes them behave more like futures contracts.CHARACTERISTICS  In fact.

which makes it impossible to sell the option right before expiration when the profit might be highest. European style options typically stops trading the day before expiration. American style options simply use the final traded price on expiration day as the settlement price while European style options go through a mark to market process much like in futures trading to determine the final settlement price. very different from American style options.  The settlement price of an European style option is also .

EUROPEAN STYLE OPTIONS PRICING  European Style Options are generally cheaper than American style options due to not being able to be exercised prior to expiration. we mean it carries a lower extrinsic value  Black-Scholes Model which is so widely used in options trading today is an options pricing model for European style options . By cheaper.

So. there are chances that there may be both European and American style options available. if you are buying cash settled options. there is an extremely high chance that it is an European style option.  Most index options are cash settled options.  You can check if an index option is American Style or European style in the US market by going to OIC's Product Specification Page. so you need to check with your exchange for details before committing to a trade. . If you are buying futures options.How Do We Tell If An Option Is European Style?  Almost all cash settled options are European Style options.

POPULAR EUROPEAN STYLE OPTIONS  DAX cash options  SMI cash options  FTSE100 cash options .

TOP 5 MUTUAL FUNDS OF EUROPE MARKET  DFA United Kingdom Small Company     Portfolio Invesco European Small Company Fund Virtus Greater European Opportunities Fund (VGEAX) Invesco European Growth Fund (AEDAX) Royce European Smaller Companies Fund (RISCX) .

whereas European powers had not only developed a strong sense of nationalism.but also evolved more centralized nation states.Europe had a technological lead over other parts of the world.particularly in terms of weapon development  Also.in social terms most African peoples were organized tribally.DOMINANCE OF EUROPE IN AFRICAN COUNTRIES  Beginning in the early 18th century.which could therefore concentrate their resources much more effectively to obtain national objectives .

.so as time progressed this became the focus of colonial expansion for European countries.Africa was the nearest continent to Europe in terms of sailing distance. As America was already spoken for.

 At a practical level. services and capital. it provides the possibility for EU citizens to live. .THE SINGLE MARKET  The Single Market is one of a kind as it guarantees ‘free movement' of people. work. study and do business throughout the EU. goods. as well as enjoy a wide choice of competitively priced goods and services.

 Today.EXTERNAL TRADE  External trade for Europe has always been very important to the success of the European Union. the EU accounts for 20% of global imports and exports and is now the world's biggest trader.  In recent years the level of trade has increased and they are continuing to grow as major players in the world of trade. .

and spread to primarily to Greece. .  The European sovereign debt crisis started in 2008. with the collapse of Iceland's banking system.EUROPEAN SOVEREIGN CRISIS  A period of time in which several European countries faced the collapse of financial institutions.  The debt crisis led to a crisis of confidence for European businesses and economies. high government debt and rapidly rising bond yield spreads in government securities. Ireland and Portugal during 2009.