Currency hedge

Currency hedge

Applies mainly to international equities. Hedging technique to guard against foreign exchange fluctuations (i.e., short Euro l00 mm when holding a long position of Euro l00 mm in stocks).

Currency Hedge

In equities, the act of holding a position in a stock denominated in a foreign currency while holding an equal but opposite position in the currency itself. This protects the investor from fluctuations in the value of a currency adversely affecting the stock holdings.
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FXJP can be added to a portfolio with Japanese equity exposure to potentially help mitigate unexpected equity market developments through exposure to a low volatility strategy that seeks to dampen currency risk via the currency hedge feature.
Rovinescu said the airline has a currency hedge position that will absorb some of its exposure.
Should the returns on investment continue for the remainder of 2013, then we can only see Capricorn pushing forward to be a world leader within the currency hedge fund world.
US investment bank Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) has introduced a new forex system aimed at facilitating investment in currency hedge funds.
Dubai Gulf countries should drop their peg to the US dollar to avoid unnecessary risk, John Taylor, chairman of FX Concepts, the world's largest currency hedge fund based in New York, said in Dubai yesterday.
The Company's next forward foreign currency hedge contract will mature at the
Citigroup, Inc is to record a gain of USD4bn including the impact of a currency hedge put in place after signing the deal.
In the short term, the market continues to eye movements in the foreign exchange markets, with any dollar weakness encouraging buying of the precious metal as a currency hedge.
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said it will begin selling by the end of July a currency hedge fund developed by Bridgewater Associates to hedge risks involving assets denominated in foreign currencies.
matching a currency hedge with a portfolio in such a way
Under the temporary and proposed regulations, a taxpayer will not be permitted to claim an ordinary loss (gain) with respect to the foreign currency hedge or, alternatively, to increase (decrease) the basis of the asset.