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Definition of

hedge fund

Stockholding & Investments

risky type of investment fund an investment fund that takes considerable risks, including investment in unconventional instruments, in the hope of generating great profits. There are many types of hedge funds, using very different strategies. Some are highly geared and some use arbitrage, futures, and options to achieve their objectives.

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Definitions of ’hedge fund’ and meaning of ’hedge fund’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’hedge fund’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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