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Hedging American Fund

Discussion in 'Managed Funds & Index Funds' started by jscott, 31st Mar, 2006.

  1. jscott

    jscott Well-Known Member

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    Is there a way to hedge against currency fluctuations when buying into (and holding onto) the American fund?
     
  2. Simon Hampel

    Simon Hampel Co-founder Staff Member

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    (I split this into its own thread)

    The fund has no hedging - apparently after much debate within the company, they decided that hedging was not worth the effort.

    I'm sure you could arrange some hedging yourself - but I'm not sure of the logistics involved and how practicable this is for an individual investor.
     
  3. jscott

    jscott Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone got experience with doing this?

    Maybe its a good idea to have it un-hedged as far as currency goes in case the aussie market drops.