Definitions of sell forward
to sell foreign currency, securities, or goods etc. for delivery at a later date. Selling forward can help the investor reduce any losses because he or she is selling now, while the price is still high rather than selling at a loss when prices fall.
RWE has scaled back the rate at which it sells forward power.
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Some firms sell forward for risk-hedging reasons.
The incentive to sell forward is less pronounced when demand volatility and/or risk aversion is high.
Is risk-hedging the only motive behind firms’ decision to sell forward?
Firms may wish to sell forward for strategic reasons.