position building

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Position building

Buying shares to build up a long position or selling shares to create a short position in a particular security or group of securities.

Position Building

The practice of buying and short selling securities to create one or more open positions. Position building may occur constantly for traders while other investors may build a position then maintain it for a long period of time.

position building

The continual and gradual accumulation of a firm's shares for a long position or the borrowing and sale of the shares for a short position.
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We are seeing a lack of interest in building positions at current levels due to this uncertainty," Marwan Shurrab, fund manager and head of trading at Vision Investments & Holdings said.
The building positions near Munich Airport are with PCA (Preconditioned Air) - be retrofitted equipment.
Foreign investors were building positions for a month for this event with the expectation that on the day the inflows would push the market higher both in the UAE and Qatar," Ahmed Shehada, head of advisory and institutions at NBAD Securities, said by e-mail.
Funds are building positions in frontline stocks ahead of the exit polls.
Chief executive of Foster Wheeler, Kent Masters, said: "Both companies have strategies that are highly focused on growth, and our combination will help deliver on Foster Wheeler's key strategic objectives: establishing material positions in upstream and minerals and metals, building positions in growth geographies and extending our services offering.
Following the planning decision it was claimed the project will create 380 retail jobs, with a further 120 building positions created during construction.
We should see a break-out on the upside with local institutions building positions," Abu Taleb said, although foreign portfolio investors who have mostly exited Egypt were likely to stay away.
and international weapon systems and sensor business while also building positions in new markets," said Orlando Carvalho, president of Lockheed Martin MS2.
The last-day rebound could partly reflect investors' optimism toward stocks in the new year as some have already started building positions," said Zhang Fan, strategist at Tebon Securities in Shanghai.
Institutions are building positions before the end of the year; the volumes are very good compared to recent days," said Adel Nasr at United Securities in Muscat.
But it later climbed past the 96 yen line several times and maintained its firmness as the negative impact played out and investors had difficulty building positions before the long weekend in the United States, dealers said.
Some local institutions are building positions slowly.
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