FX Option

About the product

FX option gives the option buyer the right to buy/sell a pre-defined amount of underlying currency for a quoted currency (option nominal) on a specified future date (option execution date) at a pre-defined rate (option execution rate). Option seller (issuer) has the duty to execute option (buy or sell the amount of underlying currency) upon option buyer's demand, in compliance with terms and conditions agreed upon earlier .


  • Opportunity to generate unlimited profits while, at the same time, limiting potential losses up to the amount of option premium paid.
  • Opportunity to individually define transaction parameters (applicable to the choice of execution date and transaction nominal) and determine the option execution FX rate at any level of your choice.
  • In case of a change of Client's exposure and expiry of the need to hedge currency sale or purchase, the Client can sell option to the Bank prior to execution date.
  • Transaction valuation, in its duration, cannot be negative relative to current levels of market interest rates (spot and forward). Hence, early termination does not trigger Client's liability due to the Bank.


  • Option purchase is linked with the duty to pay an option premium, which – conditional upon option parameters – may constitute a significant cost for the buyer.
  • Various factors influencing the option value (option execution rate, market FX rate volatility, time remaining to option execution, liquidity and market availability, basic market interest rates for both currencies involved) limit transparency of transactions of this type and may significantly reduce the value of instrument acquired by the Client.


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Any investment decision should be taken with consideration of information contained in Bylaws for concluding treasury transactions in Bank Millennium SA, Bylaws for Spot, Forward and Derivative Transactions in Bank Millennium SA, Bylaws for transactions involving securities, term deposits and bi-currency investments in Bank Millennium SA and not exclusively on the basis of the abbreviated description contained herein. The above documents are available in an outlet of the Bank.

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The Bank shall not be held liable in any way for the financial consequences of performance by the customer of transactions on the financial instruments described herein. At the same time the Bank reserves the possibility of making changes to the form as well as content of this publication, at any time and without notice.

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Whoever acquires a financial instrument, accepts and bears responsibility on account of tax liabilities imposed by valid regulations. With a view to the above risks and circumstances, customers of the Bank should have essential knowledge and experience to assess the nature of every contemplated transaction and risks connected with it. In case of any doubts customers should resort to the services of a tax, legal or investment advisor.

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