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OIC Options Education

The Exchange's offices and markets are closed today, March 29, 2014 (Good Friday).

The educational material provided in this page is a courtesy of The Options Industry Council (OIC). OIC, formed in 1992 in the United States, was created to educate investors and their financial advisors about the benefits and risks of exchange-traded equity options.

The OIC content is developed for U.S. investors. Therefore, it may not accurately reflect the usage, practice, products or services of the Montréal Exchange or the Canadian marketplace.

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Certain content on this website is licensed from third parties who are not recognized as exchanges, clearing houses, information processors, matching service utilities, regulation services providers, published markets or self-regulatory organizations under the Securities Act (Québec), R.S.Q., chapter V-1.1 or the Derivatives Act (Québec), R.S.Q., chapter I-14.01. The content of this website is solely for educational purposes and must not be considered to be a recommendation for the purchase or sale of any particular derivatives, securities or other financial instruments, or to be any form of investment advice for trading of any particular derivatives, securities or other financial instruments. The content hereof does not solicit or propose the purchase or sale of any derivatives, securities or other financial instruments or offer to provide brokerage or any other services of this type within the meanings of "derivatives activities" under the Derivatives Act (Québec), R.S.Q., chapter I-14.01, as amended. The content hereof is not intended to make solicitation of investment interest to trade any products through a trading system of any derivatives exchanges or to settle any obligations under derivatives transactions through a clearing system of any derivatives clearing houses. Options involve risk and are not suitable for all investors. Investors should consult exchanges, clearing houses, information processors, regulation services providers, published markets or self-regulatory organizations that are duly recognized by the Autorité des marchés financiers if there is any intention to invest in options.

The usage, practices, products or services referred to in the content supplied by the Options Industry Council may not accurately reflect the usage, practices, products or services of Bourse de Montréal Inc.