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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Connecticut-based digital currency hedge fund, BlockTower, has raised capital and hired a former Goldman Sachs executive.
In our experience, most evaluate US fixed income on a currency-hedged basis and then implement a currency hedge when they invest.
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.
6m) as a result of the sale and the benefit of a currency hedge.
BNY Mellon Global Markets, a unit of the Bank of New York Mellon (NYSE: BK), has expanded its existing currency hedge administration service to include passive currency hedging support for portfolios linked to global indices.
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.
7% due in part to the sale of the 5-Prime reagents business (see IBO 1/15/06) and expiration of a long-term currency hedge.
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.
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.
A full currency hedge would therefore have wiped out a substantial part of the 270-basis-point yield advantage that US bonds appeared to promise at the start of the year.
A monthly currency hedge minimises the effect of currency fluctuations between index component currencies and the euro.