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English definition of “gold hedging”

gold hedging

noun [U]
 
 
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
the activity of reducing the risk of losing money on gold investments, for example, by also investing in options (= the rights to buy or sell at a particular price within a particular time period): Many of the U.S. and Australian players in the gold-hedging market haven't yet responded to the increased interest in gold contracts.
(Definition of gold hedging from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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