Definitions

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  • adj. Not hedged; not offset or counterbalanced

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not hedged.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ hedged

Examples

  • It has protected every yen trade, while a small portion of its euro and dollar trades remains unhedged.

    Indian Railway Finance Plans Overseas Debt Issue

  • In the past quarter, it took a mark-to-market loss of 5.09 billion rupees on the unhedged portion of its overseas borrowing.

    Steel Authority Profit Falls 55%

  • Because a prime attraction of local currency bonds are the expected extra returns an investor can earn rising emerging-market currencies, most local bond investors left their positions unhedged against currency fluctuations.

    Emerging Markets Tumble World-Wide

  • In December, the RBI placed limits on unhedged foreign currency positions that banks can hold overnight and also banned companies from cancelling and rebooking forward contracts with the same underlying exposure as part of measures to prop up the local currency.

    RBI: Forex Trading Curbs Temporary

  • Commodity-price bets are mostly not its game: Glencore hedges 98% of its inventory, limiting its daily estimated maximum loss from unhedged positions to $100 million.

    Digging Into Glencore's Sales Pitch

  • South Korean steel companies are susceptible to sharp movements in the won, as most have a largely unhedged net-short position in the dollar.

    Posco Net Plunges 78%

  • Drillers also can make up for some of the losses by selling the unhedged portion of their production at market prices.

    Hedges Clip Gas Producers' Earnings

  • "If the markets get scared again and there's another flight to quality," says Larry Swedroe , director of research at Buckingham Asset Management in St. Louis, "then the dollar will go up and kill your unhedged foreign bonds just when you most want them to keep you afloat."

    The Debt Crisis: If Treasury Bonds Aren't Safe, What Is?

  • Besides, the outlook on the Indian rupee is bleak, making it advantageous for TCS to leave its foreign-currency revenue unhedged.

    TCS: Hedging for Shorter Period Than Before

  • This is the process wherein the intelligence of an inarguably intelligent person is inflated and valued beyond all reason, creating a dangerous accumulation of unhedged risk.

    Words of wisdom from Naomi Klein??

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