What is hedging?
Hedging involves making an investment in order to reduce the risk of an adverse movement in an asset in which has been made the main investment. A typical example of hedging in Forex would be, for example, buying EUR/USD as main investment and cover with a buy position in USD/CHF because these two pairs have a high negative correlation and buying USD/CHF reduce the risk of a buy position in EUR/USD as our main investment.
The Hedging is a practice that every trader should know as a possible method of protection and risk management. Throughout this article we will see what the hedging is, how it works and what hedging techniques are most commonly used by traders.