Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of cost-of-carry in English:
The difference between the cost and the financial benefit of holding a particular asset for a specified period.
- Barring a few exceptions, the cost-of-carry has not influenced prices in the way it is supposed to.
- The implied cost-of-carry, based on the last day of trading, works out to around 5.50 per cent.
- In the cost-of-carry formula the spot price shown is for immediate delivery.
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