hedge fund


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hedge fund

n.
A pooled investment fund, usually a private partnership, that seeks to maximize absolute returns using a broad range of strategies, including unconventional and illiquid investments.

hedge fund

n
(Banking & Finance) a largely unregulated speculative fund which offers substantial returns for high-risk investments

hedge′ fund`


n.
an open-end investment company organized as a limited partnership and using high-risk speculative methods to obtain large profits.
[1965–70]

hedge fund

A form of private unregulated investment fund that typically employs trading strategies that have greater risk than are permitted in other investment funds. Using money from wealthy individuals and institutions a hedge fund typically seeks to make profits by engaging in high risk, short-term speculation on bonds, currencies, stock options, and derivatives. Hedge funds often use the selling short technique.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hedge fund - a flexible investment company for a small number of large investors (usually the minimum investment is $1 million); can use high-risk techniques (not allowed for mutual funds) such as short-selling and heavy leveraging
investment company, investment firm, investment trust, fund - a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
Translations
fonds spéculatif
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