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cost-of-carry

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Definition of cost-of-carry in English:

noun

Finance
The difference between the cost and the financial benefit of holding a particular asset for a specified period.
Example sentences
  • 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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