reversing trade

Reversing trade

Entering the opposite side of a currently held futures position to close out the position.
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Reversing Trade

A term for closing a position. It is usually used with respect to futures positions.
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reversing trade

In futures trading, a trade that brings an investor's position in a particular contract back to zero. For example, the purchase of a stock index contract that has previously been sold short is an example of a reversing trade.
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