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. He may start attacking a few more crosses then...
In one of the most momentous entertainment industry acquisitions of the last 30 years, the Walt Disney Company announced that it is purchasing Lucas Film in a stock and cash contract valued at $4.05 billion.
Lead backwardation, or premium of the cash contract against the three-month contract, widened to $4 per tonne from $0.5 on Monday, as battery makers sought scarce supplies of the metal ahead of the peak winter battery replacement season.
However, bosses said this will be offset by gains on a new cash contract for the Post Office in April.
Establishing a cash contract may be one of the most difficult activities undertaken by an oilseed trader.
Apart from a futures cash contract on WTI, the DME is also cosidering other commodites futures contracts for eventual introduction on DME.
Lack of a quick way to transform investments to cash and vice versa and lack of various opportunities for investment, on the one hand, and lack of adequate supply and demand, on the other, will not provide an ideal situation to refer to cash contracts as cash or even usual operations of the establishments.
This means these projects would either go to private players as annuity projects or the government has to award them as cash contracts.