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1. A difference between the length of time for which money is borrowed and for which it is invested, or the difference between the maturities of borrowings and investments. For example, a bank might borrow money for a short time but lend it for a longer period, so there is a mismatch between its source and use of funds.
2. A mismatched book or a mismatch in an overall trading position occurs when short and long positions do not complement each other.