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What is Early Exercise (assignment) in Options Trading ?

Early Exercise (assignment)
The assignment of underlying stock to the seller of option by the option buyer through executing his right to exercisean before it's expiry date. Only American-style options are subject to early exercise, while European-style options are not.

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