carrying charge

Definitions (3)

1. The cost of storage space, insurance, and finance charges incurred when storing a physical commodity.
2. In interest rate futures markets, the difference between the yield on a cash instrument and the cost of funds necessary to buy that instrument. also called cost of carry or carry.
3. The charges a lender imposes on a business for lending money, in the form of interest, finance charges, and processing fees.

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I did not want to pay extra for the carrying charge, o I took that into account when I was looking.

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You should try and shop around to make sure that you are getting the best carrying charge you can find.

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The carrying charge was extensive so we had to make a decision whether to pay for storing the goods was cost effective or not.

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