Forward discount

A currency trades at a forward discount when its forward price is lower than its spot price. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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  • Discount Spread — Currency forward points that are subtracted from the spot rate, to obtain a forward rate for a currency. In the currency markets, forward spreads or points are two way quotes, that is, they have a bid price and an offer price. In a discount… …   Investment dictionary

  • discount — noun / dɪskaυnt/ 1. the percentage by which the seller reduces the full price for the buyer ● to give a discount on bulk purchases ♦ to sell goods at a discount or at a discount price to sell goods below the normal price ♦ 10% discount for cash… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

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