Apositionthat is nothedged. That is, theholderof a naked position has taken no step to reduce theriskinherent to the position. For example, if onebuys100sharesof AT&T, one is exposed to the risk that AT&T will decline inprice. If one takes no action to prevent this (by buyingput optionsorshort sellingAT&T, for instance), oneholdsa naked position in AT&T. Avoiding naked positions and hedging as much risk as possible is a substantial concern for manyinstitutional investors.A security position, either long or short, that is not hedged. For example, an investor short 500 shares of IBM with no other position in IBM stock (such as ownership of calls) has a naked position in that security. Because a naked position subjects the investor to large potential gains or losses, it is an aggressive investment position.

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If you have a view that the dollar will weaken, you want to be

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4tn of this outstanding credit is held by Chinese corporates, mostly

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The analysts said, We would not recommend dollar funding, on an

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This intervention has the effect of either adding

foreign reserves to its stock of hedged reserves when the exchange rate is judged to be relatively overvalued, or by actually going short on foreign currency and long on the NZD, when the exchange rate is judged to be relatively undervalued.

The currency denomination of New Zealands unhedged foreign reserves

It is still possible to do a short sale against the box and avoid constructive sale treatment if the taxpayer meets the clearly enumerated exceptions of closing within 30 days after the end of the tax year and holding the remaining long position

When financial intermediaries, in addition, seek low-cost,

foreign currency funding, the dangers of depositor runs, after a fall in the domestic currency, escalate.

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