Meaning of “gold hedging” in the English Dictionary

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"gold hedging" in Business English

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gold hedgingnoun [ U ]

uk us 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)