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English definition of “European option”

European option

noun [C]     (also European-style option) FINANCE
an option (= the right to buy or sell shares , bonds , or currencies for a fixed price on a particular date ) that can only be traded on the day it ends and at the price given on that day → Compare American option
(Definition of European option noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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