poche de portage

08:46 Mar 27, 2013
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French to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Investment / Securities
French term or phrase: poche de portage
Thanks in advance for your help. How would you translate poche de portage in English. I can't get the sense of this term.

Le fonds tout au long de l’année a été géré avec une poche de portage, c'est-à-dire de crédit de bonne qualité de maturité courte afin d’apporter un coussin de performance
Javier Ceballos
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rkillings
4margin of safety
Jane Proctor


  

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margin of safety


Explanation:
can't think of a similar suitable analogy, but this fits the meaning. Otherwise I came up with "safety blanket"....

Jane Proctor
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[skip it]


Explanation:
'Portage' here cries out to be worded around.

Just say that the fund maintained a modest holding of high-quality [private-issuer] short-term debt instruments to provide a performance cushion.



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