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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These reports display the net positions for the following participants: Producer-Merchant-Processor-User, Swap Dealers, Managed Money and Other Reportables.
Hedge funds raised their net position in US gasoline by 10 million barrels and in New York heating oil by 11 million barrels, reversing an earlier fall in net positions.
Hedge funds' net positions that profit from a stronger greenback reached the highest level since February in the week through Oct.
Finally, dealers' net positions are settled on the books of the clearing banks at the end of the day.
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.
As a result, it is expected that positive net positions increase the risk of the company (hypothesis 1c).
Renaming the statements of net assets as the statements of net positions is required, as are corresponding changes to the title of the related fund operating statements.
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.
A Bloomberg article questions the protection of an endless chain of hedging: "The banks say their net positions are smaller because they purchase swaps to offset ones they're selling to other companies," the article quotes Frederick Cannon, director of research at New York-based investment bank Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Inc.
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.
At the same time, the fee for delivering net positions after offsetting will be raised from a[logical not]0.