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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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.
Shuffling Dave: He's a keeper Rob Newey: Put him on a goals = cash contract.
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.
Lead backwardation, or premium of the cash contract against the three-month contract, widened to $4 per tonne from $0.
However, bosses said this will be offset by gains on a new cash contract for the Post Office in April.
If they get a forward cash contract for energy prices that is tied to orange juice prices (which are available), what was once two different risks (orange juice and energy) has been converted to only one commodity risk (orange juice).
Apart from a futures cash contract on WTI, the DME is also cosidering other commodites futures contracts for eventual introduction on DME.
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.
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.