Forward sale

A method for hedging price risk which involves an agreement between a lender and an investor to sell particular kinds of loans at a specified price and future time. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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forward sale UK US noun [C] FINANCE
a sale of something to be given to the buyer on a particular date in the future: »

This forward sale agreement binds the farmer to deliver a specified quantity of grain at a certain time in the future.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • forward price — ➔ price1 * * * forward price UK US noun [C] FINANCE ► a price that is fixed now for the sale of currencies, goods, etc. to be delivered on a particular date in the future: »The forward price for January delivery of gas in the UK is almost three… …   Financial and business terms

  • forward exchange contracts — A contract where parties enter into a sale and purchase with completion at a much later date. Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. www.practicallaw.com. 2010 …   Law dictionary

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