currency carry trade
A Trading Strategy that seeks to capitalize on the differential in yields between two currencies by borrowing, or selling, a currency with a low yield and lending , or investing, in a currency with a high yield. The differential produces a profit for the investor as long as the differential doesn't close to zero. When large Carry Trade transactions occur, they can have the effect of weakening the currency that is being borrowed.
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