sell forward

verb

  • Business (Corporate) Law/Company Law
  • Contract Law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Sale of Goods and Services

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.

Phrase Bank for sell forward

  • 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.