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Security (Finance)

A security or financial instrument is a tradable asset of any kind. securities are broadly categorized into: debt securities, equity securities, e.g. , common stocks; and, derivative contracts, such as forwards, futures, options and swaps. the company or other entity issuing the security is called the issuer. a country's regulatory structure determines what qualifies as a security.