carry trade

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carry trade

n.
1. A financial transaction in which a currency or commodity is borrowed at a favorable interest rate and traded for a higher yielding asset.
2. The business of making such transactions.

carry trade

n
finance a speculative transaction in which a trader buys the currency of a country with a high rate of interest and sells the currency of a country with a low rate of interest