long position


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long position

Describes the trading position of an investor who owns a security. An investor in a long position hopes to make a profit because he is expecting the price of the security to rise. See also short position.
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Summary: Portfolio managers raised their net long position in Brent by 10m barrels to a record 544m barrels in the week ending on December 12
Hedge funds and other money managers increased their net long position in the three major futures and options contracts linked to Brent and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) by 6 million barrels in the week to May 16.
By April 4, hedge funds and other money managers had amassed a net long position in the two main futures and options contracts linked to US gas prices equivalent to 3,280 billion cubic feet.
The combined impact of these changes is that hedge funds and other money managers increased their net long position in crude futures and options by a modest 26mn barrels to 555mn barrels.
S&P Pan Arab Shariah Balanced - Conservative Index - the Index takes a long position in the S&P Pan Arab Composite Shari'ah Total Return Index with a 25 per cent weight, and a long psition in the Dow Jones Sukuk Total Return Index with a 75 per cent weight
Over the same period, hedge funds and other money managers raised their net long position in US crude futures from the equivalent of 258 million barrels to a record 401 million.
Banks that is in a short position is required to perform money transactions with banks that are in the long position,' the deputy governor said.
Portugal Telecom s statement has further revealed that the French bank had a long position equivalent to 2.
SAR rules would dictate entering into a long position when the oscillator crosses above 0, and reversing into a short position when the oscillator crosses below 0.
Both the long position and the short position would be stepped up to fair market value (FMV) at death and the boxed gains would disappear.
Hedge funds cut their net long position in the three main futures and options contracts linked to Brent and West Texas Intermediate (WTI) by 97 million barrels in the week to May 2.
The record net long position in crude easily surpasses previous peaks set in May 2015 (572mn barrels) and June 2014 as ISIS fighters threatened the oilfields of Iraq (626mn barrels).