Notices

Overnight position

From Traderpedia

Revision as of 15:38, 15 September 2005 by Rhody Trader (Talk | contribs)
Definition:
Any trade that is active from one trading day to the next.


Holding a trade overnight usually means maintaining a position with market exposure when the market in question is closed. Overnight positions as a result carry a higher degree of risk, and are therefore subject to higher margin requirements dictated by the exchange, as opposed to daytrade margin which is lower.