buying hedge (or long hedge)

Definition of "buying hedge (or long hedge)"
  1. A type of hedging transaction where futures contracts are purchased as a safeguard against potential rises in the cost of commodities
How to use "buying hedge (or long hedge)" in a sentence
  1. To protect against a potential price rise, the company decided to utilize a buying hedge.
  2. With the volatile market, opting for a buying hedge seemed the most prudent to insulate finances.
  3. The strategist recommended a buying hedge to buffer against possible commodity cost escalations.

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