Hot money

Money that moves across country borders in response to interest rate differences and that moves away when the interest rate differential disappears. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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hot money UK US noun [U]
FINANCE money that is moved, for example, from one bank or country to another, to make a profit from high interest or exchange rates: »

Wouldn't the hot money attracted by high rates be moved when these rates fell?

FINANCE money that can be easily identified if it is stolen, for example, bank notes that have a mark on them: »

The hot money contained new bills with consecutive serial numbers.

INFORMAL what people who know a lot about a subject think will happen: »

But the hot money is on rates going up again next month..


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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