What Is A Position?

 Himanshu Singh

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Himanshu Singh WSO Editorial Board

Expertise: Investment Banking | Private Equity

Position is a term used in trading to refer to any current exposure a trader has. This means any trade they are currently in the process of doing. For example, if a trader wants to open a position in gold, they would attempt to gain exposure to the gold market through an ETF or any other method.

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 Himanshu Singh

Himanshu Singh is a member of WSO Editorial Board which helps ensure the accuracy of content across top articles on Wall Street Oasis. Prior to joining UBS as an Investment Banker, Himanshu worked as an Investment Associate for Exin Capital Partners Limited, participating in all aspects of the investment process, including identifying new investment opportunities, detailed due diligence, financial modeling & LBO valuation and presenting investment recommendations internally. Himanshu holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management and a Bachelor of Engineering from Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology. This content was originally created by member WallStreetOasis.com and has evolved with the help of our mentors.