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Hedging

The practice of offsetting the price risk inherent in any cash market position by taking an equal but opposite position in the futures market. Hedgers use the futures markets to protect their business from adverse price changes. See Selling (Short) Hedge and Purchasing (Long) Hedge.

News On Hedging
Central banks' gold demand to remain buoyant: WGC

21-09-2018| Source:PTI

According to WGC, many emerging market central banks have a high degree of exposure to the US dollar and turn to gold as a natural currency hedge.

AIF investments swell by 90% to Rs 75,000 cr till June quarter

14-09-2018| Source:PTI

AIFs are a class of pooled-in vehicles for investing in real estate, private equity and hedge funds and over 270 such funds are registered with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) since

US oil producers lock-in 2019, 2020 revenue as prices rally

13-09-2018| Source:Reuters

Hedging can reduce risks associated with volatility in oil prices, acting as an insurance contract to lock in a future selling price and fix spending plans. Such longer-term bets signal US producers

Rupee may be headed for 72-mark, but dont worry as 53% of BSE500 cos' forex debt has a natural hedge

31-08-2018| Source:Moneycontrol.com

Experts feel that most of the companies have their exposure hedged in terms of forex revenues, but the energy and infrastructural firms do not have a natural hedge and could see a rise in servicing

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