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English definition of “gold hedging”

gold hedging

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 noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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