Net position

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Net position

The value of the position subtracting the initial cost of setting up the position. For example, if 100 options where purchased for $1 each and the option is currently trading for $9, the value of the net position is $900 - $100 = $800.

Net Position

The value of one's investment position, calculated as the position's market value less the initial cost of entering that position. For example, if one spends $10,000 buying a stock and the value of that investment goes to $11,000, the net position is $1,000. See also: Net present value.
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By examining a publicly available data set well known to currency market analysts--net positions held by speculators in the futures market--we are able to document a strong empirical relationship between changes in speculators' net positions and changes in exchange rates.
Reg SHO requires, among other things, that in determining the net positions of aggregation units, firms cannot include the securities positions of a non-U.
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accounting rules allow for calculations of net positions but international standards used in Europe and elsewhere require gross positions, which can be much larger.
Microsoft's team found others were using spreadsheets to calculate CLS net positions and reconcile FX activity manually.
Platinum continued the decrease in net positions from last week as shorts increase while palladium did the opposite with net positions increase as shorts decrease," HSBC said.
But this [happened] worldwide a even in Europe, their net positions dropped down heavily.
For example, a financial institution can now create custom-made rate models - based on its resting order book and net positions - to shape and skew prices more effectively.
Blythe Masters, head of the global commodities group at New York-based JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE: JPM), said that the CFTC should set 'a speculative position limit' that looks at individual entities' net positions, instead of regulating banks that facilitate trading.
These facilities shall be provided to all banks operating in the UAE, regardless of whether or not they have a shortfall in their dirham net positions," the central bank said.
They've optimized the use of the treaty market, and now are going in and improving their net positions by looking at the facultative market retroactively to see if we can shave some of the aggregate risk off" Bilot said in late June.