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
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Shuffling Dave: He's a keeper Rob Newey: Put him on a goals = cash contract.
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When the Cash Invitation was issued by Sasol, each successful applicant was required to sign the application form and as a result became bound by the cash contract contained in the Cash Invitation ("Cash Contract").
The elevated metro lines will be constructed on cash contract mode and funds will be raised through loans and financial grants from the centre and state governments.
6 billion cash contract to buy ASARCO, and second, it will offer additional cash at close in the amount that would be generated by converting the 9-year non-interest bearing promissory note under the Debtors' Plan to its present cash value.
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